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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Satiate  \Sa"ti*ate\,  a.  [L.  satiatus  p.  p.  of  satiare  to 
  satisfy,  from  sat,  satis,  enough.  See  {Sad},  a.,  and  cf 
  Filled  to  satiety;  glutted;  sated;  --  followed  by  with  or  of 
  ``Satiate  of  applause.''  --Pope. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Satiate  \Sa"ti*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Satiated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Satiating}.] 
  1.  To  satisfy  the  appetite  or  desire  of  to  feed  to  the  full; 
  to  furnish  enjoyment  to  to  the  extent  of  desire;  to  sate; 
  as  to  satiate  appetite  or  sense 
  These  [smells]  rather  woo  the  sense  than  satiate  it 
  I  may  yet  survive  the  malice  of  my  enemies,  although 
  they  should  be  satiated  with  my  blood.  --Eikon 
  2.  To  full  beyond  natural  desire;  to  gratify  to  repletion  or 
  loathing;  to  surfeit;  to  glut. 
  3.  To  saturate.  [Obs.]  --Sir  I.  Newton. 
  Syn:  To  satisfy;  sate;  suffice;  cloy;  gorge;  overfill; 
  surfeit;  glut. 
  Usage:  {Satiate},  {Satisfy},  {Content}.  These  words  differ 
  principally  in  degree.  To  content  is  to  make 
  contented,  even  though  every  desire  or  appetite  is  not 
  fully  gratified.  To  satisfy  is  to  appease  fully  the 
  longings  of  desire.  To  satiate  is  to  fill  so 
  completely  that  it  is  not  possible  to  receive  or  enjoy 
  more  hence  to  overfill;  to  cause  disgust  in 
  Content  with  science  in  the  vale  of  peace. 
  His  whole  felicity  is  endless  strife;  No  peace, 
  no  satisfaction,  crowns  his  life.  --Beaumont. 
  He  may  be  satiated,  but  not  satisfied.  --Norris. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  supplied  (especially  fed)  to  satisfaction  [syn:  {satiated}] 
  [ant:  {insatiate}] 
  v  1:  fill  to  satisfaction;  "I  am  sated"  [syn:  {sate},  {replete}, 
  2:  overeat  or  eat  immodestly;  make  a  pig  of  oneself  [syn:  {gorge}, 
  {ingurgitate},  {overindulge},  {glut},  {englut},  {stuff}, 
  {engorge},  {overgorge},  {overeat},  {gormandize},  {gormandise}, 
  {gourmandize},  {binge},  {pig  out},  {scarf  out}]  [ant:  {nibble}] 

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