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NOUN (1)

1. the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth;
[syn: relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tang]


VERB (4)

1. derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in;
- Example: "She relished her fame and basked in her glory"
[syn: enjoy, bask, relish, savor, savour]

2. have flavor; taste of something;
[syn: taste, savor, savour]

3. taste appreciatively;
- Example: "savor the soup"
[syn: savor, savour]

4. give taste to;
[syn: savor, savour]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Savor \Sa"vor\, v. t. 1. To perceive by the smell or the taste; hence, to perceive; to note. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. To have the flavor or quality of; to indicate the presence of. [R.] [1913 Webster] That cuts us off from hope, and savors only Rancor and pride, impatience and despite. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. To taste or smell with pleasure; to delight in; to relish; to like; to favor. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Savor \Sa"vor\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Savored; p. pr. & vb. n. Savoring.] [Cf. OF. savorer, F. savourer. See Savor, n.] [Written also savour.] 1. To have a particular smell or taste; -- with of. [1913 Webster] 2. To partake of the quality or nature; to indicate the presence or influence; to smack; -- with of. [1913 Webster] This savors not much of distraction. --Shak. [1913 Webster] I have rejected everything that savors of party. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. To use the sense of taste. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By sight, hearing, smelling, tasting or savoring, and feeling. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Savor \Sa"vor\, n. [OE. savour, savor, savur, OF. savor, savour, F. saveur, fr. L. sapor, fr. sapere to taste, savor. See Sage, a., and cf. Sapid, Insipid, Sapor.] [Written also savour.] 1. That property of a thing which affects the organs of taste or smell; taste and odor; flavor; relish; scent; as, the savor of an orange or a rose; an ill savor. [1913 Webster] I smell sweet savors and I feel soft things. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, specific flavor or quality; characteristic property; distinctive temper, tinge, taint, and the like. [1913 Webster] Why is not my life a continual joy, and the savor of heaven perpetually upon my spirit? --Baxter. [1913 Webster] 3. Sense of smell; power to scent, or trace by scent. [R.] "Beyond my savor." --Herbert. [1913 Webster] 4. Pleasure; delight; attractiveness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] She shall no savor have therein but lite. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Syn: Taste; flavor; relish; odor; scent; smell. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

savor n 1: the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth [syn: relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tang] v 1: derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in; "She relished her fame and basked in her glory" [syn: enjoy, bask, relish, savor, savour] 2: have flavor; taste of something [syn: taste, savor, savour] 3: taste appreciatively; "savor the soup" [syn: savor, savour] 4: give taste to [syn: savor, savour]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

174 Moby Thesaurus words for "savor": adore, aftertaste, appreciate, ardency, ardor, aroma, attribute, badge, bask in, be fond of, be partial to, be pleased with, bitter, bouquet, brand, break bread, breath, cachet, cast, character, characteristic, cherish, configuration, count calories, cut, dash, definite odor, delight in, derive pleasure from, descry, detect, detectable odor, devour, diet, differentia, differential, discern, distinctive feature, earmark, eat, eat up, ecstasy, effluvium, emanation, enjoy, essence, excitement, exhalation, experience, fall to, fare, feast on, feature, feed, fervency, fervidness, fervor, figure, fire, flavor, fragrance, freak out on, fume, furor, fury, get high on, gloat over, groove on, gust, gusto, hallmark, heart, heartiness, heat, hint, hunger, identify, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, impassionedness, impress, impression, index, individualism, indulge in, keynote, know, like, lineaments, liveliness, love, luxuriate in, mannerism, mark, marking, mold, nature, note, notice, observe, odor, palate, partake, partake of, particularity, passion, passionateness, peculiarity, pepper, perceive, perfume, piquancy, pitch in, property, quality, quirk, redolence, rejoice in, relish, revel in, riot in, salt, sample, sapidity, sapor, sauce, savoriness, scent, seal, season, sense, shape, singularity, sip, smack, smack the lips, smell, soul, soupcon, sour, specialty, spice, spirit, spoor, stamp, stench, stomach, subtle odor, suggestion, sup, sweet, swim in, taint, take, take pleasure in, tang, taste, taste of, token, tongue, tooth, trace, trail, trait, trick, value, vehemence, verve, wallow in, warmth, warmth of feeling, whiff, zeal, zest