Satiate vs Abc - What's the difference?

satiate | abc |

As a verb satiate

is to fill to satisfaction; to satisfy.

As an adjective satiate

is filled to satisfaction or to excess.

As a noun abc is





  • To fill to satisfaction; to satisfy.
  • Nothing seemed to satiate her desire for knowledge.
  • To satisfy to excess. To fill to satiety.
  • Usage notes

    Used interchangeably with, and more common than, sate.Monthly Gleanings: November 2011]: Sate'' versus ''satiated''.”, ''[ OUPblog


    * sate

    Derived terms

    * satiated



    (en adjective)
  • Filled to satisfaction or to excess.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • satiate of applause



    Alternative forms

    * (noun) absey


    (Initialism) (head)
  • ABC (B), a Belgian car market.
  • .
  • African Basketball Confederation.
  • (emergency medicine) Airway, breathing, and circulation.
  • Alcoholic beverage control.
  • (aviation) (Advance Booking Charter)
  • already been chewed, as in chewing gum.
  • American Book Center.
  • .
  • .
  • (medical) Antigen binding capacity.
  • anything but Chardonnay: a backlash against Chardonnay wine, seen as ubiquitous.
  • (Japan) Asahi Broadcasting Corporation.
  • Atlanta, Birmingham & Coast Railroad.
  • atomic, biological, and chemical.
  • Aural brevity code.
  • Australian-born Chinese.
  • (obsolete) Australian Broadcasting Commission. .
  • (obsolete) .
  • .
  • (geography) Santo André, São Bernardo do Campo and São Caetano do Sul, satellite cities around the city of São Paulo that form the most important industrial area in Brazil.
  • See also

    * ABC Islands * NBC * (American-born Chinese) CBC * (American Broadcasting Company) NBC, CBS, PBS, NPR


    (en noun)
  • (US, usually, plural only, uncountable) The alphabet.
  • Do you know your ABC s?
  • (obsolete, poetry) A type of poem in which the lines start with the letters of the alphabet in order.
  • (obsolete) A primer for teaching the Latin alphabet and first elements of reading.
  • The fundamentals of any subject.
  • the ABC of finance
  • (UK, rail transport) A British alphabetized guidebook for trains and their stations.
  • Synonyms

    * (alphabet) absey * (rudiments) basics, fundamentals

    Derived terms

    * ABC book

    See also

    Naming an alphabet after the initial letters is common; compare: * bopomofo * futhark * futhorc


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