have+a+savor

  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 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;… …

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  • 3 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… …

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  • 4 savor — early 13c., from O.Fr. savour, from L. saporem (nom. sapor) taste, flavor, related to sapere to have a flavor (see SAPIENT (Cf. sapient)). The verb (c.1300) is from O.Fr. savourer, from L.L. saporare, from L. sapor. Related: Savored; savoring …

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  • 5 savor — [sā′vər] n. [ME < OFr savour < L sapor, akin to sapere: see SAP1] 1. a) that quality of a thing which acts on the sense of taste or of smell b) a particular taste or smell 2. characteristic quality; distinctive property 3 …

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  • 6 savor — 1. verb 1) she wanted to savor every moment Syn: relish, enjoy (to the full), appreciate, delight in, revel in, luxuriate in, bask in 2) such a declaration savored of immodesty Syn: suggest, smack of, have the hallmarks of …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 7 savor — savorer, n. savoringly, adv. savorless, adj. savorous, adj. /say veuhr/, n. 1. the quality in a substance that affects the sense of taste or of smell. 2. a particular taste or smell. 3. distinctive quality or property. 4. power to excite or… …

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  • 8 savor — sa|vor1 [ seıvər ] verb transitive 1. ) to enjoy an experience, activity, or feeling as much as you can and for as long as you can: Bill savored the view as he cruised along the coastline. 2. ) to enjoy the flavor of something as much as you can… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 savor — sa•vor [[t]ˈseɪ vər[/t]] n. 1) the quality in a substance that affects the sense of taste or of smell 2) a particular taste or smell 3) distinctive quality or property 4) power to excite or interest 5) archaic repute 6) to have savor, taste, or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 10 savor — n 1. relish, smack, zest, spice, tang, sapidity, piquancy, taste, flavor; odor, scent, fragrance, smell, aroma, attar, perfume, sachet; redolence, pungency, odoriferousness, bouquet, incense; trail, trace, breath. 2. essence, spirit, soul,… …

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  • 11 have — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. own, hold, retain, possess, keep, maintain. See possession. n., informal, rich person (see money). II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To be in possession of] Syn. possess, take unto oneself, hold; see own 1 . 2.… …

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  • 12 savor — I. noun also savour Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French savur, from Latin sapor, from sapere to taste more at sage Date: 13th century 1. the taste or smell of something 2. a particular flavor or smell 3. a distinctive quality • savorless …

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  • 13 savor — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. odor, flavor, relish, tang, taste, scent, tinge, zest, smack. v. Syn. enjoy, relish, appreciate; see like 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I n. taste, flavor, tang, scent, odor, aroma, smell. II v. taste, smell, enjoy,… …

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  • 14 savor — sa·vor || seɪvÉ™(r) n. taste, flavor; smell, odor; unique quality; ability to arouse interest v. take pleasure in a taste or odor; enjoy, delight in; spice, give flavor to; have a taste; emit an odor …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 savor — I. n. 1. Taste, flavor, relish, gust, smack, goût. 2. Odor, scent, smell, fragrance. 3. Characteristic property, distinctive temper. 4. Character, reputation. II. v. n. 1. Taste, smack. 2. Partake, ha …

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  • 16 taste — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I v. savor; sample. n. flavor; tasting, morsel, sample; predilection, relish, preference; judgment.See taste, choice. II Sense of flavor Nouns 1. taste, tastefulness; good or cultivated taste; delicacy,… …

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  • 17 smack — I. v. n. 1. Taste, have a taste, have a flavor. 2. Have a tincture, have a quality, have a savor. 3. Kiss (loudly), buss. II. v. a. 1. Kiss (loudly), buss. 2. Crack, snap, slash …

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  • 18 feel — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. touch, taste; experience; bear, suffer, endure (see durability); infer, intuit; explore. n. emotion, feeling; touch; informal, aptitude, understanding. See reasoning, intellect. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn …

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  • 19 experience — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. have, know, see, meet, encounter; undergo, suffer, brave, sustain; enjoy, realize, apprehend, understand. See feeling, knowledge, occurrence. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of living through… …

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  • 20 savour — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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