What does savor mean?

Definitions for savor
sa·vor

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word savor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tangverb

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

  2. enjoy, bask, relish, savor, savourverb

    derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in

    "She relished her fame and basked in her glory"

  3. taste, savor, savourverb

    have flavor; taste of something

  4. savor, savourverb

    taste appreciatively

    "savor the soup"

  5. savor, savourverb

    give taste to

Webster Dictionary

  1. Savoradjective

    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. Savoradjective

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

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

  3. Savoradjective

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

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

  4. Savoradjective

    pleasure; delight; attractiveness

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

  5. Savornoun

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

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

  6. Savornoun

    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. Savornoun

    to use the sense of taste

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

  8. Savorverb

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

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

  9. Savorverb

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

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

  10. Savorverb

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

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

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  1. Arvos

  2. sarvo

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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. Dana Kofsky:

    Eat it slowly. Savor it.

  2. Kate Clinton:

    A friend told me that each morning when we get up we have to decide whether we are going to save or savor the world. I don't think that is the decision. It's not an either or, save or savor. We have to do both, save and savor the world.

  3. Robert Redfield:

    This moment is Africa's to celebrate and to savor, and I want you to know The CDC stands with you today, until the day that polio is finally eradicated, robert Redfield have demonstrated how much can be achieved when determination, partnership and resources come together, no matter the circumstances.

  4. Lawana Blackwell:

    Outings are so much more fun when we can savor them through the children's eyes.

  5. 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.

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