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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 savor — [n1] taste, flavor odor, piquancy, relish, salt, sapidity, sapor, scent, smack, smell, spice, tang, tinge, zest; concept 614 savor [n2] distinctive quality affection, attribute, character, characteristic, excitement, feature, flavor, interest,… …

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  • 3 savor of — [phrasal verb] savor of (something) formal : to seem to suggest or involve (something unpleasant) That suggestion savors of [=smacks of] hypocrisy. • • • Main Entry: ↑savor …

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  • 4 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;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 savor — index partake, relish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 savor — SAVÓR, savori, s.m. (pop.) Samur. Trimis de gall, 20.09.2008. Sursa: DLRM …

    Dicționar Român

  • 8 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 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 savor — n *taste, flavor, tang, relish, smack Analogous words: *quality, property, character, attribute: peculiarity, individuality, characteristic, distinctiveness (see corresponding adjectives at CHARACTERISTIC): *impression, impress, print, stamp …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 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 …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 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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  • 12 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

  • 13 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

  • 14 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

  • 15 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,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 16 savor — US var. of SAVOUR. * * * savor see savour n. and v …

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  • 17 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 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 savor — 1. noun a) the specific taste or smell of something b) a distinctive sensation 2. verb a) to possess a particular taste or smell, or a distinctive quality …

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  • 19 savor — Synonyms and related words: 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 …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 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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