Savor meaning

sāvər
A specific taste or smell.

The savor of fresh mint.

noun
1
1
To savor is defined as to appreciate the smell, taste or feeling of something.

An example of savor is swishing a delicious red wine in the mouth.

An example of savor is enjoying the excitement of a college graduation.

verb
0
0
A distinctive quality or characteristic.

Enjoyed the savors of local life on their trip.

noun
0
0
To have a particular taste or smell.

A dish that savors of curry.

verb
0
0
To exhibit a specified quality or characteristic; smack.

Postures that savored of vanity.

verb
0
0
Advertisement
To taste or smell, especially with pleasure.

Savored each morsel of the feast.

verb
0
0
To appreciate fully; enjoy or relish.

I want to savor this moment of accomplishment.

verb
0
0
Characteristic quality; distinctive property.
noun
0
0
Perceptible trace; tinge.
noun
0
0
Power to excite interest, zest, etc.
noun
0
0
Advertisement
(archaic) Repute.
noun
0
0
To have the particular taste, smell, or quality; smack (of)
verb
0
0
To show traces or signs (of)

Rudeness savoring of contempt.

verb
0
0
To be the source of the flavor or scent of; season.
verb
0
0
To taste or smell, esp. with relish.
verb
0
0
Advertisement
To enjoy with appreciation; dwell on with delight.
verb
0
0
The specific taste or smell of something.
noun
0
0
noun
0
0
To possess a particular taste or smell, or a distinctive quality.
verb
0
0
To appreciate, enjoy or relish something.
verb
0
0
Advertisement
The quality of something that is perceived as taste or smell.
noun
0
1

Origin of savor

  • Middle English savour from Old French from Latin sapor from sapere to taste sep- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Old French savourer, from Late Latin sapōrāre, present active infinitive of sapōrō, from sapor (“taste, flavor"), from sapiō (“taste of, have a flavor of").

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old French savour, from Latin sapor (“taste, flavor"), from sapiō (“taste of, have a flavor of").

    From Wiktionary