verb (used with object), sa·ti·at·ed, sa·ti·at·ing.
- to supply with anything to excess, so as to disgust or weary; surfeit.
- to satisfy to the full; sate.
- to fill or supply beyond capacity or desire, often arousing weariness
- to supply to satisfaction or capacity
n.1630s, noun of action from satiate (v.). v.mid-15c., from Latin satiatus, past participle of satiare “fill full, satisfy,” from satis “enough,” from PIE root *sa- “to satisfy” (cf. Gothic saþs “satiated,” Old English sæd “satisfied;” see sad). Related: Satiated; satiating. n.
- The state produced by having had a specific need, such as hunger or thirst, fulfilled.