gusto, relish, zest, zestfulness(noun)
vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
spicy or savory condiment
relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tang(verb)
the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
enjoy, bask, relish, savor, savour(verb)
derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
"She relished her fame and basked in her glory"
A pleasing taste; flavor that gratifies the palate; hence, enjoyable quality; power of pleasing.
Savor; quality; characteristic tinge.
A taste for; liking; appetite; fondness.
That which is used to impart a flavor; specifically, something taken with food to render it more palatable or to stimulate the appetite; a condiment.
A cooked or pickled sauce, usually made with vegetables or fruits, generally used as a condiment.
In a wooden frame, the projection or shoulder at the side of, or around, a tenon, on a tenoned piece.
To taste; to have a specified taste or flavour.
To give a relish to; to cause to taste agreeable, to make appetizing.
To taste or eat with pleasure, to like the flavor of; to take great pleasure in.
Origin: Variant of relese, with assimilation to -ish.
to taste or eat with pleasure; to like the flavor of; to partake of with gratification; hence, to enjoy; to be pleased with or gratified by; to experience pleasure from; as, to relish food
to give a relish to; to cause to taste agreeably
to have a pleasing or appetizing taste; to give gratification; to have a flavor
a pleasing taste; flavor that gratifies the palate; hence, enjoyable quality; power of pleasing
savor; quality; characteristic tinge
a taste for; liking; appetite; fondness
that which is used to impart a flavor; specifically, something taken with food to render it more palatable or to stimulate the appetite; a condiment
the projection or shoulder at the side of, or around, a tenon, on a tenoned piece
Origin: [Of. relechier to lick or taste anew; pref. re- re- + lechier to lick, F. lcher. See Lecher, Lick.]
A relish is a cooked, pickled, or chopped vegetable or fruit food item typically used as a condiment in particular to enhance a staple. It originated in India and has since become popular throughout the world. Examples are jams, chutneys, and the North American "relish," a pickled cucumber jam eaten with hot dogs or hamburgers.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rel′ish, v.t. to like the taste of: to be pleased with: to enjoy.—v.i. to have an agreeable taste: to give pleasure.—n. an agreeable peculiar taste or quality: enjoyable quality: power of pleasing: inclination or taste for: appetite: just enough to give a flavour: a sauce.—adj. Rel′ishable. [O. Fr. relecher, to lick again, from re-, again, lecher—L. re-, again, and Old High Ger. lechōn, lick.]
The numerical value of relish in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of relish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He does not relish the game.
I have no relish for the country; it is a kind of healthy grave.
We relish news of our heroes, Forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.
Those are moments we relish, it’s been one of the most rewarding experiences for all of us.
I don’t relish dressing up, and find it hard to relate to the insanity, but I’m enjoying the holiday more each year because my wife demands fun.
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Translations for relish
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- potěšení, požitekCzech
- nydelse, nydeDanish
- relish, délecter, parfumer, savourerFrench
- gabh tlachd annScottish Gaelic
- kīnaki, towhiroMāori
- smakować, delektować sięPolish
- gosto, sentir prazer em, saborearPortuguese
- вкус, привкус, смаковать, приправа, запахRussian
- pôžitok, rozkoš, slasťSlovak
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