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Definition of the noun savour
What does savour mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: savours
- the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- synonyms of savour: flavor / flavour / nip / relish / sapidity / savor / 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
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Alternative definition of the noun savour
- the specific taste or smell of something.
- a distinctive sensation
Definition of the verb savour
What does savour mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: savoured | savouring | savours
- have flavor; taste of something
- give taste to
- taste appreciatively
- derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
Alternative definition of the verb savour
- [intransitive] to possess a particular taste or smell, or a distinctive quality
- [transitive] to appreciate, enjoy or relish something
Phrases with savour
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for savour
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What the Twilight Says (1998)
Essays by Derek Walcott
Rather, like its fruits, its savour is a mixture of the acid and the sweet, the apples of its second Eden have the tartness of experience. In such poetry there is a bitter memory and it is the bitterness that dries last on the tongue. it is the acidulous ...
Irving Gill, Rudolph Schindler and the American Southwest by Donald Leslie Johnson
35That aside, the critical observation to savour is that just as Gill responded to architect-partner Frank Mead's tales and photographs of North African vernacular buildings and to Gill's own ...
by Alison Donnell, Sarah Lawson Welsh
Rather, like its fruits, its savour is a mixture of the acid and the sweet, the apples of its second Eden have the tartness of experience. In such poetry there is a bitter memory and it is the bitterness that dries last on the tongue. It is the acidulous ...
English synonymes (1839)
Explained in alphabetical order by George Crabb, J. H. Hedley
Savour is a term in less frequent use than the others , but, agreeable to the Latin derivation, it is employed to designate that which smells as well as tastes, as a sweetsmelling savour,- so likewise, in the moral application. a man's actions or ...
by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Savour , sa'.vor ...
2299 Entries and 209k References by TruthBeTold Ministry, American Tract Society
a sweet savour unto the LORD a. 8 And when thou preparest a bullock [for] a burnt offering a, or [for] a sacrifice a in performing a vow a, or peace offerings unto ...
by Jacob George Wrench
SAVOUR : (1) Scent, or smell. Dead flies cause the apothecary's ointment to send forth a stinking savour, ...
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Video shows what savour means. The specific taste or smell of something.. A distinctive sensation.. Sense of smell; power to scent, or trace by scent.. Savour ...
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Quotes about savour
Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour.
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Scrabble value of S1A1V4O1U1R1
The value of this 6-letter word is 9 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