What does savour mean?

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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. taste, savor, savour(verb)

    have flavor; taste of something

  3. savor, savour(verb)

    give taste to

  4. savor, savour(verb)

    taste appreciatively

    "savor the soup"

  5. 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"


  1. savour(Noun)

    the specific taste or smell of something.

  2. savour(Noun)

    a distinctive sensation

  3. savour(Verb)

    to possess a particular taste or smell, or a distinctive quality

  4. savour(Verb)

    to appreciate, enjoy or relish something

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Savour

    Savor, sā′vur, n. taste: odour: scent: (B.) reputation: characteristic property: pleasure.—v.i. to have a particular taste or smell: to be like: to smack.—v.t. to smell: to relish: to season.—adv. Sā′vourily.—n. Sā′vouriness.—adjs. Sā′vourless, wanting savour; Sā′vourly, well seasoned: of good taste; Sā′voury, having savour or relish: pleasant: with gusto: morally pleasant. [Fr. saveur—L. saporsapĕre, to taste.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of savour in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of savour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of savour in a Sentence

  1. Sanskrit Proverb:

    As far and wide the vernal breeze Sweet odours waft from blooming trees, So, too, the grateful savour spreads To distant lands of virtuous deeds.

Images & Illustrations of savour

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