Definition of sate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sate

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//seɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//seɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sate
BrE BrE//seɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//seɪt//
 
he / she / it sates
BrE BrE//seɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//seɪts//
 
past simple sated
BrE BrE//ˈseɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈseɪtɪd//
 
past participle sated
BrE BrE//ˈseɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈseɪtɪd//
 
-ing form sating
BrE BrE//ˈseɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈseɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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sate something (formal) to satisfy a desire Word Origin early 17th cent.: probably an alteration of dialect sade, from Old English sadian ‘become sated or weary’ (related to sad). The change in the final consonant was due to association with satiate.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sate