from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To satisfy (an appetite or desire) fully.
- transitive v. To satisfy to excess.
- adj. Filled to satisfaction.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To fill to satisfaction; to satisfy.
- v. To satisfy to excess. To fill to satiety.
- adj. Filled to satisfaction or to excess.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Filled to satiety; glutted; sated; -- followed by with or of.
- transitive v. To satisfy the appetite or desire of; to feed to the full; to furnish enjoyment to, to the extent of desire; to sate.
- transitive v. To full beyond natural desire; to gratify to repletion or loathing; to surfeit; to glut.
- transitive v. To saturate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To satisfy; feed or nourish to the full; sate.
- To fill beyond natural desire; surfeit; fill to repletion.
- To saturate. See saturate.
- Synonyms Surfeit, etc. (see satisfy); suffice overfill, glut, gorge, cloy.
- To satisfy need or desire.
- Filled to satiety; glutted; satiated.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. supplied (especially fed) to satisfaction
- v. overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
- v. fill to satisfaction
Middle English saciaten, from Latin satiāre, satiāt-, from satis, sufficient; see sā- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin satiatus, past participle of satiare ("to fill full, satiate"), from sat, satis ("sufficient"), satur ("full"). (Wiktionary)