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savor

noun
variants: also

savour

Synonyms and Antonyms of savor

  1. 1 the property of a substance that can be identified by the sense of taste a gourmet who can identify the ingredients in any dish solely by their savor Synonyms flavor, taste (also savour)Related Words relish, smack, tang; savoriness, tastiness; aftertasteNear Antonyms tastelessness

  2. 2 the quality of being delicious the wonderful savor of Mom's apple pie Synonyms delectability, lusciousness, palatability, palatableness, deliciousness (also savour), savoriness, tastiness, toothsomenessRelated Words digestability, edibility, edibleness; choiceness, daintiness, delicacyAntonyms distastefulness, flatness, insipidity, staleness, tastelessness, unpalatability


savor

verb
variants: also

savour

Synonyms and Antonyms of savor

  1. 1 to make more pleasant to the taste by adding something intensely flavored cuisine that has been generously savored with southern India's rich array of spices Synonyms flavor, lace, season (also savour), spiceRelated Words enhance, enrich, sauce; pepper, salt; aromatize, perfume

  2. 2 to take pleasure in as a terminal cancer patient, she's vowed to savor every moment of the time she has left Synonyms adore, delight (in), dig, fancy, get off (on), groove (on), like, love, rejoice (in), relish, revel (in), enjoy (also savour)Related Words admire, appreciate, cherish, revere, venerate, worship; prize, treasure, value; devour, drink (in), eat (up), feast (on); dote (on), idolize; cotton (to), favor, prefer; indulge (in), luxuriate (in), wallow (in)Near Antonyms abhor, abominate, detest, dislike, hate, loathe; condemn, despise, scorn



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