Savor Definition

sāvər
savored, savoring, savors
noun
savors
That quality of a thing which acts on the sense of taste or of smell.
Webster's New World
A particular taste or smell.
Webster's New World
Characteristic quality; distinctive property.
Webster's New World
Perceptible trace; tinge.
Webster's New World
Power to excite interest, zest, etc.
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verb
savored, savoring, savors
To be the source of the flavor or scent of; season.
Webster's New World
To have the particular taste, smell, or quality; smack (of)
Webster's New World
To exhibit a specified quality or characteristic; smack.
Postures that savored of vanity.
American Heritage
To show traces or signs (of)
Rudeness savoring of contempt.
Webster's New World
To taste or smell, esp. with relish.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Savor

Noun

Singular:
savor
Plural:
savors

Origin of Savor

  • 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

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

    From Wiktionary

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