Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun savor:
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Savor (to enjoy, have a distinctive flavor or smell) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's essential words for the GRE, which includes 800 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.
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Definition of the noun savor
What does savor mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: savors
- the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- synonyms of savor: flavor / flavour / nip / relish / sapidity / savour / smack / tang
- more generic terms: 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
- more specific words:
Alternative definition of the noun savor
- the specific taste or smell of something
- a distinctive sensation
Definition of the verb savor
What does savor mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: savored | savoring | savors
- derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
- example: Sam and Sue savor the movie
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula Verbs with the same syntax [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Predicate] in [Theme] I admired the honesty in him Verbs of Psychological State: abhor, admire, adore, affirm, applaud, appreciate, bear, believe, bewail, cherish, deify, deplore, disbelieve, distrust, dread, envy, esteem, exalt, execrate, fancy, favor, grudge, idolize, lament, loathe, miss, mourn, pity, prefer, prize, reaffirm, relish, resent, respect, revere, rue, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, treasure, trust, value, venerate, worship [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme] for [Predicate] I admired him for his honesty [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme] The tourists admired the paintings [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme, subject control with -ing] I loved writing [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme, possessive with -ing] I loved him writing novels [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme, that-complement clause] The children liked that the clown had a red nose [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Stimulus] I saw the play | The crew spotted the island Verbs of Perception: descry, discover, espy, examine, experience, eye, glimpse, inspect, investigate, make out, note, observe, overhear, perceive, peruse, recognize, regard, scan, scent, scrutinize, sight, sniff, spot, spy, study, survey, view, watch, witness
- lexical domain: Emotions - verbs of feeling
- synonyms of savor: bask / enjoy / relish / savour
- more specific terms:
- entailment: like = find enjoyable or agreeable
- have flavor; taste of something
- taste appreciatively
- examples: savor the soup | The chefs savor the vegetables
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Stimulus] I saw the play | The crew spotted the island
Verbs of Perception (with the same syntax): descry, discover, espy, examine, experience, eye, glimpse, inspect, investigate, make out, note, observe, overhear, perceive, peruse, recognize, regard, scan, scent, scrutinize, sight, sniff, spot, spy, study, survey, view, watch, witness.
- lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
- synonym of savor: savour
- more generic word: taste = perceive by the sense of taste
- give taste to
Alternative definition of the verb savor
- to possess a particular taste or smell, or a distinctive quality
- to appreciate, enjoy or relish something
Savor is a musical group.
- album: "¡Moviendote!"
- nomination: - nominated to Independent Music Award for Best Album - Latin - "¡Moviendote!", with Caroff Communications
- "Savor" is a composition.
- "Savor" is a musical album of Sook.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Savor
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The Readable Dictionary (1860)
by John Williams (of Lancaster, O.)
Savor is the word sapor modified by the substitution of v for ...
Transactions of the National Eclectic Medical Association of the United States of America for the Years ... (1885)
by National Eclectic Medical Association of the United States of America
The salt which gives our profession its savor is the fact that every physician worthy of the name is stimulated by ...
An Enlightened Cheerleader (2014)
by Wynne Marie Lacey
Savor means to relish, delight, treasure, cherish, and appreciate when you are able to produce a happy thought, feeling or special moment. In Buddha's Brain, Rick Hanson speaks to the power of savoring. Hanson calls it “internalizing the ...
The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings by Sarah Sudar, Julia Gongaware, Amanda Mcfadden, Laura Zorch
Our favorite meal to savor is the Gnocchi Nirvana featuring homemade deep-fried gnocchi. Just search “how to deep-fry gnocchi” on YouTube and you'll understand how crazy deep-frying gnocchi actually is. Once you pick your jaw off your ...
An Oration, Delivered at Northampton, July 6, 1807. On the Anniversary Celebration of American Independence: at the Request of the Committee of Arrangements (1807)
by Jonathan Huntington Lyman
- Popular savor is a whirlwind which elevates its object ...
by Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, Helen Tiffin
Rather, like its fruits, its savor is a mixture ...
The Critic (1889)
Holiday Publications The Autobiography of Franklin ONE OF THE BOOKS whose salt never loses its savor is the Autobiography of Ben Franklin. Few works written since the printing-press came into use have done so much to keep the world ...
With Copious Illustrations and Examples Drawn from the Best Writers. To which is Now Added an Index to the Words by George Crabb
ADD1son Savor is a term in less frequent use than the others, but, agreeable to the Latin derivation, it is ...
by John Oswald
to savor or taste of; to know, to be wise: as, insipid, tasteless, wanting ...
by John Platts
SAvoR, [saveur, F.] something that perceptibly affects the organs of taste and smell; something acceptable. There are a great variety of tastes to suit all palates; some things have a nauseous taste, others have an agreeable flavor; flavor is the ...
2,299 definitions and 39k cross-references by TruthBeTold Ministry, American Tract Society, William Wilberforce Rand, Edward Robinson
Savor. American. T.S.. An agreeable taste or odor, or that quality of objects which appeals to the sense of smell or of taste, Mat 5:13. The sacrifice a of Noah a and that of Christ a were acceptable to God a, like the odor of a sweet incense a to a ...
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Usage statistics about savor
The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun savor:
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb savor:
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- Savor the Moment
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- Savor in the stacks
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- Savor front
Savor breakfast place in SF on 24th, very good omelettes!
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- Savor Sweets lollipops
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- Savor Meaning
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- Vocabulary for 6th grade: Savor
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Deaf Foodies Savor Gourmet Ghetto Tasting Tour in Sign Language
A dozen Deaf Foodies relish the tastes and history of Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto in a 3 hour tasting tour presented completely in American Sign Language (ASL) ...
Quotes about Savor
Scrabble value of S1A1V4O1R1
The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine