Satisfactory vs Satiate - What's the difference?

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Satisfactory is a related term of satiate.


As adjectives the difference between satisfactory and satiate

is that satisfactory is done to satisfaction; adequate or sufficient while satiate is filled to satisfaction or to excess.

As a verb satiate is

to fill to satisfaction; to satisfy.

satisfactory

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Done to satisfaction; adequate or sufficient
  • The satisfactory results of the survey led to his promotion .

    Derived terms

    * satisfactorily * satisfaction * satisfied * unsatisfactory

    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