Sauce meaning

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A flavorful seasoning or relish served as an accompaniment to food, especially a liquid dressing or topping for food.
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Something that adds zest, flavor, or piquancy.
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Stewed fruit, usually served with other foods.
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(informal) Impudent speech or behavior; impertinence or sauciness.
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To season or flavor with sauce.
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Something that adds interest, zest, or flavor.
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(slang) Alcoholic liquor.
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To add piquancy or zest to.
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(informal) To be impertinent or impudent to.
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Stewed or preserved fruit.
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(dial.) Garden vegetables eaten as a side dish.
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(informal, now chiefly brit.) Impertinence; impudence.
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(slang) Alcoholic liquor.
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To flavor or season with a sauce.
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To give flavor or relish to.
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(informal) To be impudent or impertinent to.
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(slang) Used to add emphasis to adjectives, especially those that relate to cool- or uncoolness.
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Origin of sauce

  • Middle English from Old French from Vulgar Latin salsa from Latin feminine of salsus past participle of sallere to salt sal- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition