Replete vs Satiated - What's the difference?

replete | satiated |


As adjectives the difference between replete and satiated

is that replete is abounding while satiated is pleasantly satisfied or full, as with food.

As verbs the difference between replete and satiated

is that replete is to restore something that has been depleted while satiated is (satiate).

As a noun replete

is a honeypot ant.

replete

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Abounding.
  • * 1730 , , "The Pheasant and the Lark":
  • A peacock reign'd, whose glorious sway
    His subjects with delight obey:
    His tail was beauteous to behold,
    Replete with goodly eyes and gold.
  • * 1759 , , Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia , ch. 12:
  • I am less unhappy than the rest, because I have a mind replete with images.
  • * 1843 , , Martin Chuzzlewit , ch. 44:
  • "Salisbury Cathedral, my dear Jonas, . . . is an edifice replete with venerable associations."
  • * 1916 , , Little Journeys: Volume 8—Great Philosophers , "Seneca":
  • History is replete with instances of great men ruled by their barbers.
  • Gorged, filled to near the point of bursting, especially with food or drink.
  • * 1901 , , "Three Vagabonds of Trinidad" in Under the Redwoods :
  • And what an afternoon! To lie, after this feast, on their bellies in the grass, replete like animals . . . .
  • * 1913 , , The Valley of the Moon , ch. 15:
  • In the evening, replete with deer meat, resting on his elbow and smoking his after-supper cigarette, he said . . . .

    Synonyms

    * (abounding) plentiful, abundant * (gorged) stuffed

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A honeypot ant.
  • Verb

    (replet)
  • To restore something that has been depleted.
  • ----

    satiated

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Pleasantly satisfied or full, as with food.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers)
  • , chapter=6, title= A Cuckoo in the Nest , passage=But Sophia's mother was not the woman to brook defiance. After a few moments' vain remonstrance her husband complied. His manner and appearance were suggestive of a satiated sea-lion.}}

    Verb

    (head)
  • (satiate)