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

Synonyms for savor in the sense of this definition

(savor 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 savor ) a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons

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

Definition 2: derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in - [verb of emotion]

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

  • She relished her fame and basked in her glory

Synonyms for savor in the sense of this definition

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

"She feasted her eyes on the Tuscan landscape"

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

"She devoured his novels"

(savor implies ...) find enjoyable or agreeable

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

Definition 3: taste appreciatively - [verb of perception]

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

  • savor the soup

Synonyms for savor in the sense of this definition

(savor is a kind of ...) perceive by the sense of taste

"Can you taste the garlic?"

Definition 4: give taste to - [verb of perception]

Synonyms for savor in the sense of this definition

(savor is a kind of ...) lend flavor to

"Season the chicken breast after roasting it"

(savor belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

Definition 5: have flavor; taste of something - [verb of perception]

Synonyms for savor in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of savor ) have a distinctive or characteristic taste

"This tastes of nutmeg"

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