As verbs the difference between fatten and saginate
is that fatten
is to become fatter while saginate
is (archaic) to fatten.
To become fatter
To cause to be fatter
- He gradually fattened in the five years after getting married.
To make fertile and fruitful; to enrich.
- We must fatten the turkey in time for Thanksgiving.
- to fatten land
* (become fatter) get fat, grow fat, put on weight, gain
* fatten up
(archaic) to fatten