Satiate vs Quat - What's the difference?

satiate | quat |


As verbs the difference between satiate and quat

is that satiate is to fill to satisfaction; to satisfy while quat is (obsolete) to satiate.

As an adjective satiate

is filled to satisfaction or to excess.

As a noun quat is

(obsolete) a pustule.

satiate

English

Verb

(satiat)
  • 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''.”, ''[http://blog.oup.com/ OUPblog

    Synonyms

    * sate

    Derived terms

    * satiated

    References

    Adjective

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

    quat

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A pustule.
  • (chemistry) A quaternary ammonium cation.
  • (obsolete) An annoying, worthless person.
  • (Shakespeare)

    Verb

  • (obsolete) To satiate.
  • * 1757', , ''The Author'', Act II, Scene ii, '''1765 , ''The Dramatic Works , Volume 1, page 28,
  • Mrs. Cad. Well, come, begin and ?tart me, that I may come the ?ooner to quatting ——Hu?h ! here?s Si?ter ; what the deuce brought her !
  • Ye hae grown proud since ye quatted the begging. — Scottish proverb, said satirically.
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