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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun savour:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb savour:

basksavourrelishtasteenjoy
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Definition of the noun savour

What does savour mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: savours

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

Alternative definition of the noun savour

noun

  1. the specific taste or smell of something.
  2. a distinctive sensation

Definition of the verb savour

What does savour mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: savoured | savouring | savours

  1. have flavor; taste of something
    • lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
    • synonyms of savour: savor / taste
    • more specific words: smack / taste = have a distinctive or characteristic taste
  2. give taste to
  3. taste appreciatively
    • example: The chefs savour the vegetables
    • lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
    • synonym of savour: savor
    • more generic word: taste = perceive by the sense of taste
  4. derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in

Alternative definition of the verb savour

verb

  1. [intransitive] to possess a particular taste or smell, or a distinctive quality
  2. [transitive] to appreciate, enjoy or relish something

Phrases with savour

  1. to savour
  2. Eublemma Savour
  3. Species Eublemma Savour

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for savour

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Google previewWhat 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 ...

Google previewOn Frank Lloyd Wright's Concrete Adobe (2013)

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 ...

Google previewThe Routledge Reader in Caribbean Literature (1996)

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 ...

Google previewEnglish 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 ...

Google previewEtymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of Difficult Words (1882)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Savour , sa'.vor ...

Google previewAmerican Tract Society Bible Dictionary and King James Bible (2017)

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 ...

Google previewA handy dictionary of the holy Bible, revised and ed. by J.G. Wrench (1870)

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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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.

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