Simply so, what does the suffix ate mean?
– ate suffix (forming adjectives) possessing; having the appearance or characteristics of: fortunate, palmate, Latinate. (forming nouns) a chemical compound, esp a salt or ester of an acid: carbonate, stearate. (forming nouns) the product of a process: condensate.
Beside above, is sat a verb? Sat is correct because we mean “to recline,” and the past tense form of the verb “to sit” is sat .
Keeping this in consideration, what kind of word is SAT?
Word forms: plural SATs pronunciation note: Pronounced (es e? tiː) for meaning [sense 1], and (sæt) for meaning [sense 2]. The SAT is an examination which is often taken by students who wish to enter a college or university. SAT is an abbreviation for ‘Scholastic Aptitude Test’.
What is the meaning of the root shared by the words satiate and satisfactory?
A person who is satiable can be sated or satisfied — for some reason, though, it’s much more common to see the word insatiable, which has the opposite meaning . Both words come from the verb satiate , “satisfy to to full,” from the Latin root satis, “enough.”