Replete vs Satiate - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between replete and satiate
is that replete
is abounding while satiate
is filled to satisfaction or to excess.
As verbs the difference between replete and satiate
is that replete
is to restore something that has been depleted while satiate
is to fill to satisfaction; to satisfy.
As a noun replete
is a honeypot ant.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* 1730 , , "The Pheasant and the Lark":
- A peacock reign'd, whose glorious sway
- His subjects with delight obey:
- His tail was beauteous to behold,
* 1759 , , Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia , ch. 12:
- Replete with goodly eyes and gold.
* 1843 , , Martin Chuzzlewit , ch. 44:
- I am less unhappy than the rest, because I have a mind replete with images.
* 1916 , , Little Journeys: Volume 8—Great Philosophers , "Seneca":
- "Salisbury Cathedral, my dear Jonas, . . . is an edifice replete with venerable associations."
Gorged, filled to near the point of bursting, especially with food or drink.
* 1901 , , "Three Vagabonds of Trinidad" in Under the Redwoods :
- History is replete with instances of great men ruled by their barbers.
* 1913 , , The Valley of the Moon , ch. 15:
- And what an afternoon! To lie, after this feast, on their bellies in the grass, replete like animals . . . .
- In the evening, replete with deer meat, resting on his elbow and smoking his after-supper cigarette, he said . . . .
* (abounding) plentiful, abundant
* (gorged) stuffed
To restore something that has been depleted.
To fill to satisfaction; to satisfy.
To satisfy to excess. To fill to satiety.
- Nothing seemed to satiate her desire for knowledge.
Used interchangeably with, and more common than, sate.
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Filled to satisfaction or to excess.
* Alexander Pope
- satiate of applause