American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To satisfy (an appetite) fully.
- v. To satisfy to excess.
- v. Archaic A past tense of sit.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete or archaic preterit of sit.
- To fill full; glut; surfeit; satiate.
- Synonyms Surfeit, etc. (see satisfy), glut, gorge.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To satisfy the desire or appetite of; to satiate; to glut; to surfeit.
- imp. of sit.
- v. fill to satisfaction
- From Malay sate ("satay"). (Wiktionary)
- Probably alteration of Middle English saden, from Old English sadian; see sā- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has said that the sate was the first in the Country to implement inter-linking of rivers to prevent water from flowing into the Bay of Bengal.”
“A dish that is on the prominent position of my must-eat list (when I am on vacation) is sate kelapa (or in its local variant known as sate kelopo).”
“In several hours you can learn about 20 exotic recipes, such as sate lilit (minced-fish-on-lemon-grass sate) or ayam pelalah (shredded chicken with chilies and lime).”
“Hi, I'm a Malaysian Malay and I help my father sell 'sate' sweetened meat/chicken barbeque with grounded ground nut sweet-spicy sauce.”
“Besides, there was also some Indonesian food such as sate ayam, bakmi goreng, lumpia, bakwan, rempeyek, kembang goyang and kerupuk ikan.”
“The Countesse had scarce made an ende of her tale, but one came to tell them that the Tables were couered for dinner: the king well fedde with Loue, dined for that time very soberly, and not able to eate but vppon amorous dishes, did caste his lokes inconstantly here and there, and still his eyes threw the last loke vppon that part of the table where the Countesse sate, meaninge thereby to extinguish the boiling flames, which incessantly did burne him, howbeit by thinking to coole them, he further plonged himselfe therein.”
“As one recent MedPac study found, “claims of extensive cost shifting imply that hospital costs are largely fixed and that it is hospitals in the worst financial sate that will have the greatest need and incentive to shift costs onto private payers due to low Medicare payment.””
“Under his watch, Chase had to forego roughly three quarters of a billion dollars in fees after a particularly ugly bribery and corruption case that involved spreading $8 billion around the sate of Alabama.”
“The prospect of Champions League football with Tottenham might not be sufficient to sate Modric.”
“All of the earth was not enough to sate his horizontal lust.”
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