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SAVOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does savor mean? 

SAVOR (noun)
  The noun SAVOR has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: SAVOR used as a noun is very rare.


SAVOR (verb)
  The verb SAVOR has 4 senses:

1. derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
2. have flavor; taste of something
3. taste appreciatively
4. give taste to

  Familiarity information: SAVOR used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SAVOR (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

savor; tang; savour; sapidity; smack; flavor; relish; nip; flavour

Hypernyms ("savor" is a kind of...):

gustatory perception; gustatory sensation; taste; taste perception; taste sensation (the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "savor"):

lemon (a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons)

vanilla (a distinctive fragrant flavor characteristic of vanilla beans)


SAVOR (verb)


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Meaning:

Derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

savor; relish; enjoy; bask; savour

Context example:

She relished her fame and basked in her glory

"Savor" entails doing...:

like (find enjoyable or agreeable)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "savor"):

feast one's eyes (look at with great enjoyment)

devour (enjoy avidly)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Somebody ----s VERB-ing

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue savor the movie


Sense 2savor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Have flavor; taste of something

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

savour; taste; savor

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "savor"):

smack; taste (have a distinctive or characteristic taste)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Something ----s Adjective/Noun


Sense 3savor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Taste appreciatively

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

savor; savour

Context example:

savor the soup

Hypernyms (to "savor" is one way to...):

taste (perceive by the sense of taste)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

The chefs savor the vegetables


Sense 4savor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give taste to

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

savour; savor

Hypernyms (to "savor" is one way to...):

flavor; flavour; season (lend flavor to)

Domain category:

cookery; cooking; preparation (the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something

Sentence example:

The chefs savor the vegetables


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