What does savor mean?

Definitions for savor

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

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

  2. Savor(adj)

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

  3. Savor(adj)

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

  4. Savor(adj)

    pleasure; delight; attractiveness

  5. Savor(noun)

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

  6. Savor(noun)

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

  7. Savor(noun)

    to use the sense of taste

  8. Savor(verb)

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

  9. Savor(verb)

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

  10. Savor(verb)

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

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

Anagrams for savor »

  1. Arvos

  2. sarvo


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dana Kofsky:

    Eat it slowly. Savor it.

  2. Lawana Blackwell:

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

  3. Clifton Fadiman:

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

  4. Trinh Le:

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

  5. Susan Albers:

    I always recommend the 5 S's of mindful eating: sit down, smell, savor, slowly chew and smile, more is not better, even with food. It's all about experiencing and enjoying what you eat. That's what makes it truly satisfying.

Images & Illustrations of savor

  1. savorsavorsavor

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