Satiate is a synonym of suffice.
In lang=en terms the difference between satiate and suffice
is that satiate
is to satisfy to excess to fill to satiety while suffice
is to satisfy; to content; to be equal to the wants or demands of.
As verbs the difference between satiate and suffice
is that satiate
is to fill to satisfaction; to satisfy while suffice
is to be enough or sufficient; to meet the need (of anything); to be equal to the end proposed; to be adequate.
As an adjective satiate
is filled to satisfaction or to excess.
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.
Monthly Gleanings: November 2011]: Sate'' versus ''satiated''.”, ''[http://blog.oup.com/ OUPblog
Filled to satisfaction or to excess.
* Alexander Pope
- satiate of applause
To be enough or sufficient; to meet the need (of anything); to be equal to the end proposed; to be adequate.
- Two capsules of fish oil a day suffices .
To satisfy; to content; to be equal to the wants or demands of.
- To recount almighty works, / What words or tongue of seraph can suffice ?
* 1838 , The Church of England quarterly review (page 203)
- A joint of lamb sufficed even his enormous appetite.
To furnish; to supply adequately.
- Lord Brougham's salary would have sufficed more than ninety Prussian judges.
* Commonly used in the phrase suffice it to say.
* Mostly used in modal verb constructions, such as: Half a loaf per day will suffice'''.'' This is much more common than the direct form ''Half a loaf per day '''suffices .