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 for sate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sate \Sate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sated; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Sating.] [Probably shortened fr. satiate: cf. L. satur
     full. See Satiate.]
     To satisfy the desire or appetite of; to satiate; to glut; to
     surfeit.
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           Crowds of wanderers sated with the business and
           pleasure of great cities.                --Macaulay.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sate \Sate\,
     imp. of Sit.
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           But sate an equal guest at every board.  --Lowell.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sat \Sat\ (s[a^]t),
     imp. of Sit. [Written also sate.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sat({Sate">Sit \Sit\, v. i. [imp. Sat({Sate, archaic); p. p. Sat
     ({Sitten, obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Sitting.] [OE. sitten,
     AS. sittan; akin to OS. sittian, OFries. sitta, D. zitten, G.
     sitzen, OHG. sizzen, Icel. sitja, SW. sitta, Dan. sidde,
     Goth. sitan, Russ. sidiete, L. sedere, Gr. ???, Skr. sad.
     Assess,{Assize">[root]154. Cf. Assess,{Assize, Cathedral, Chair,
     Dissident, Excise, Insidious, Possess, Reside,
     Sanhedrim, Seance, Seat, n., Sedate, 4th Sell,
     Siege, Session, Set, v. t., Sizar, Size,
     Subsidy.]
     1. To rest upon the haunches, or the lower extremity of the
        trunk of the body; -- said of human beings, and sometimes
        of other animals; as, to sit on a sofa, on a chair, or on
        the ground.
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              And he came and took the book put of the right hand
              of him that sate upon the seat.       --Bible (1551)
                                                    (Rev. v. 7.)
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              I pray you, jest, sir, as you sit at dinner. --Shak.
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     2. To perch; to rest with the feet drawn up, as birds do on a
        branch, pole, etc.
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     3. To remain in a state of repose; to rest; to abide; to rest
        in any position or condition.
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              And Moses said to . . . the children of Reuben,
              Shall your brothren go to war, and shall ye sit
              here?                                 --Num. xxxii.
                                                    6.
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              Like a demigod here sit I in the sky. --Shak.
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     4. To lie, rest, or bear; to press or weigh; -- with on; as,
        a weight or burden sits lightly upon him.
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              The calamity sits heavy on us.        --Jer. Taylor.
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     5. To be adjusted; to fit; as, a coat sits well or ill.
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              This new and gorgeous garment, majesty,
              Sits not so easy on me as you think.  --Shak.
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     6. To suit one well or ill, as an act; to become; to befit;
        -- used impersonally. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     7. To cover and warm eggs for hatching, as a fowl; to brood;
        to incubate.
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              As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them
              not.                                  --Jer. xvii.
                                                    11.
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     8. To have position, as at the point blown from; to hold a
        relative position; to have direction.
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              Like a good miller that knows how to grind, which
              way soever the wind sits.             --Selden.
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              Sits the wind in that quarter?        --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     9. To occupy a place or seat as a member of an official body;
        as, to sit in Congress.
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     10. To hold a session; to be in session for official
         business; -- said of legislative assemblies, courts,
         etc.; as, the court sits in January; the aldermen sit
         to-night.
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     11. To take a position for the purpose of having some
         artistic representation of one's self made, as a picture
         or a bust; as, to sit to a painter.
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     To sit at, to rest under; to be subject to. [Obs.] "A
        farmer can not husband his ground so well if he sit at a
        great rent". --Bacon.
  
     To sit at meat or To sit at table, to be at table for
        eating.
  
     To sit down.
         (a) To place one's self on a chair or other seat; as, to
             sit down when tired.
         (b) To begin a siege; as, the enemy sat down before the
             town.
         (c) To settle; to fix a permanent abode. --Spenser.
         (d) To rest; to cease as satisfied. "Here we can not sit
             down, but still proceed in our search." --Rogers.
  
     To sit for a fellowship, to offer one's self for
        examination with a view to obtaining a fellowship. [Eng.
        Univ.]
  
     To sit out.
         (a) To be without engagement or employment. [Obs.] --Bp.
             Sanderson.
         (b) To outstay.
         (c) To elect not to participate in, as a dance or a hand
             of cards.
  
     To sit under, to be under the instruction or ministrations
        of; as, to sit under a preacher; to sit under good
        preaching.
  
     To sit up, to rise from, or refrain from, a recumbent
        posture or from sleep; to sit with the body upright; as,
        to sit up late at night; also, to watch; as, to sit up
        with a sick person. "He that was dead sat up, and began to
        speak." --Luke vii. 15.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sate
      v 1: fill to satisfaction; "I am sated" [syn: satiate, sate,
           replete, fill]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  32 Moby Thesaurus words for "sate":
     allay, appease, assuage, cloy, cram, engorge, feast, feed, fill,
     fill up, glut, gorge, gratify, jade, overdose, overfeed, overfill,
     overgorge, oversaturate, overstuff, pall, quench, regale, satiate,
     satisfy, saturate, slake, stall, stodge, stuff, supersaturate,
     surfeit
  
  

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