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Definition 1: the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for relish in the sense of this definition

(relish is a kind of ...) the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus

"the candy left him with a bad taste" "the melon had a delicious taste"

(... is a kind of relish ) a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons

(... is a kind of relish ) a distinctive fragrant flavor characteristic of vanilla beans

Definition 2: vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for relish in the sense of this definition

(relish is a kind of ...) the pleasure felt when having a good time

(relish is a kind of ...) a feeling of excitement

Definition 3: spicy or savory condiment - [noun denoting food]

(relish is a kind of ...) a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment

"mustard and ketchup are condiments"

(... is a kind of relish ) one-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish

(... is a kind of relish ) vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar

(... is a kind of relish ) chopped pickles in mustard sauce

(... is a kind of relish ) relish of chopped (usually sweet) pickles

(... is a kind of relish ) relish of chopped pickled cucumbers and green peppers and onion

Definition 4: derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in - [verb of emotion]

Samples where relish or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She relished her fame and basked in her glory

Synonyms for relish in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of relish ) look at with great enjoyment

"She feasted her eyes on the Tuscan landscape"

(... is a kind of relish ) enjoy avidly

"She devoured his novels"

(relish implies ...) find enjoyable or agreeable

"I like jogging" "She likes to read Russian novels"

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