Definition of Savour

1. Noun. The taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth.




2. Verb. Have flavor; taste of something. "The food does savour good "
Exact synonyms: Savor, Taste
Specialized synonyms: Smack, Taste
Derivative terms: Savor, Taste, Taste, Taste

3. Verb. Give taste to. "The chefs savour the vegetables"
Exact synonyms: Savor
Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Generic synonyms: Flavor, Flavour, Season
Derivative terms: Savor

4. Verb. Taste appreciatively. "The chefs savour the vegetables"; "Savor the soup"
Exact synonyms: Savor
Generic synonyms: Taste
Derivative terms: Savoring, Savouring

5. Verb. Derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in. "Sam and Sue savour the movie "; "She relished her fame and basked in her glory"
Exact synonyms: Bask, Enjoy, Relish, Savor
Entails: Like
Specialized synonyms: Feast One's Eyes, Devour
Derivative terms: Enjoyer, Enjoyment, Enjoyment, Relish

Definition of Savour

1. Noun. the specific taste or smell of something. ¹

2. Noun. a distinctive sensation ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) to possess a particular taste or smell, or a distinctive quality ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) to appreciate, enjoy or relish something ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Savour

1. to savor [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: savor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Savour

savorier
savories
savoriest
savorily
savoriness
savorinesses
savoring
savorless
savorlessness
savorly
savorous
savorously
savors
savour (current term)
savoured
savourer
savourers
savourier
savouries
savouriest
savourily
savouriness
savouring
savourless
savourlessness
savourly
savourous
savourously

Literary usage of Savour

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"2:12.on the altar for a sweet savour. 3: 5. of a sweet savour unto the Lord. 16.made by fire for a smrt savour: 4:31. for a sweet savour unto the Lord ..."

2. The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life by Jonathan Edwards, Sereno Edwards Dwight (1830)
"This is always a sweet savour to God. The name of Christ is ever delightful to God ... But yet it is nut always a sweet savour to them to whom the gospel is ..."

3. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards, David Brainerd (1830)
"been translated thus: " To those indeed wo are a savour of death unto death, but to those a savour of life unto life," which makes the sense; ..."

4. Six French Poets: Studies in Contemporary Literature by Amy Lowell (1915)
"... you savour of holly, you savour of moss, you savour of red and dying grass which seeds itself in the shade of hedges ; you savour of nettles and broom, ..."

5. A Critical Lexicon and Concordance to the English and Greek New Testament by Ethelbert William Bullinger (1908)
"Ju'le i savour, [noun.] U<T¡Í-I'¡, a smell, odour. In NT only of fragrant odour, (Ixx. form, ... savour (LOSE) savour (SWEET) 8ia, good odour, fragrance, ..."

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