What does savor mean?

Definitions for savor
sa·vor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tang(verb)

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

  2. 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"

  3. taste, savor, savour(verb)

    have flavor; taste of something

  4. savor, savour(verb)

    taste appreciatively

    "savor the soup"

  5. savor, savour(verb)

    give taste to

Webster Dictionary

  1. Savor(adj)

    that property of a thing which affects the organs of taste or smell; taste and odor; flavor; relish; scent; as, the savor of an orange or a rose; an ill savor

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. savorer, F. savourer. See Savor, n.]

  2. Savor(adj)

    hence, specific flavor or quality; characteristic property; distinctive temper, tinge, taint, and the like

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. savorer, F. savourer. See Savor, n.]

  3. Savor(adj)

    sense of smell; power to scent, or trace by scent

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. savorer, F. savourer. See Savor, n.]

  4. Savor(adj)

    pleasure; delight; attractiveness

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. savorer, F. savourer. See Savor, n.]

  5. Savor(noun)

    to have a particular smell or taste; -- with of

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. savorer, F. savourer. See Savor, n.]

  6. Savor(noun)

    to partake of the quality or nature; to indicate the presence or influence; to smack; -- with of

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. savorer, F. savourer. See Savor, n.]

  7. Savor(noun)

    to use the sense of taste

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. savorer, F. savourer. See Savor, n.]

  8. Savor(verb)

    to perceive by the smell or the taste; hence, to perceive; to note

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. savorer, F. savourer. See Savor, n.]

  9. Savor(verb)

    to have the flavor or quality of; to indicate the presence of

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. savorer, F. savourer. See Savor, n.]

  10. Savor(verb)

    to taste or smell with pleasure; to delight in; to relish; to like; to favor

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. savorer, F. savourer. See Savor, n.]

Anagrams for savor »

  1. Arvos

  2. sarvo

How to pronounce savor?

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How to say savor in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of savor in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of savor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of savor in a Sentence

  1. Trinh Le:

    The best thing you can do is slow down, savor your meal and be mindful about what your body is telling you.

  2. Modern Round CFO Ron Miller:

    We are a one-of-kind virtual shooting entertainment concept. We combine high-tech gaming with uniquely designed laser technology-based replica firearms, along with top-of-the-line food, beverages and service. The concept is based on the ‘ savor, sip and shoot ’ experience of our guests, philosophically, people are looking for something to do — especially once they leave college.

  3. Frederick Buechner, Wishful Thinking, 1973:

    Of the Seven Deadly Sins, anger is possibly the most fun. To lick your wounds, to smack your lips over grievances long past, to roll over your tongue the prospect of bitter confrontations still to come, to savor to the last toothsome morsel both the pain you are given and the pain you are giving back--in many ways it is a feast fit for a king. The chief drawback is that what you are wolfing down is yourself. The skeleton at the feast is you.

  4. Niccolo Machiavelli:

    A wise man ought always to follow the paths beaten by great men, and to imitate those who have been supreme, so that if his ability does not equal theirs, at least it will savor of it. Let him act like the clever archers who, designing to hit the mark which yet appears too far distant, and knowing the limits to which the strength of their bow attains, take aim much higher than the mark, not to reach by their strength or arrow to so great a height, but to be able with the aid of so high an aim to hit the mark they wish to reach.

  5. Clifton Fadiman:

    To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history.

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