What does savour mean?

Definitions for savour

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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. Bishop Nektarios:

    This pandemic might be an opportunity for us all to start anew, to come even closer to God and to others, (and be) people able to live and savour the beauty of life offered by Christ.

  2. 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.

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