verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of savor
Synonyms for savor
Related Words for savorsip, taste, appreciate, smell, relish, scent, zest, tang, odor, smack, tinge, piquancy, salt, spice, affection, attribute, character, feature, mark, excitement
Examples from the Web for savor
Contemporary Examples of savor
Champagne should be fun and you should savor every moment of it.Champagne: You’re Drinking It All Wrong
December 20, 2014
Mindful eating will allow you to savor your food and eat more intuitively, rather than emotionally.Meditation Tips for the Easily Distracted
October 30, 2014
And so the shaming of them, the public taking them down a peg or two, become moments to savor.Why Does Everyone Hate Lea Michele?
October 9, 2014
Inherent Vice brings you a sprawling, unobstructed narrative, and then asks you to savor as much as you can.There Will Be Spliffs: ‘Inherent Vice’ Is a Bizarro Stoner Noir
October 5, 2014
Some are pilgrims from out of town, come to savor the best granola on the West Coast.Finding Food Heaven on the Cali Coast
Jane & Michael Stern
August 17, 2014
Historical Examples of savor
It was well that the attic should be cleaned, though the savor of the task was gone.Tiverton Tales
It held within it all the savor of a happy past; it satisfied her hungry soul.Meadow Grass
He is the salt of the earth, and if the salt lose its savor, wherewith shall it be salted?
Confusedly the savor of Abel's sacrifice was sweet to His nostrils, not Cain's fruits.Greener Than You Think
She abandoned herself to the savor of it, the girl forgotten.Country Neighbors
mid-13c., from Old French savor "flavor, taste; sauce, seasoning; delight, pleasure," from Latin saporem (nominative sapor) "taste, flavor," related to sapere "to have a flavor" (see sapient).
c.1300, from Old French savorer "taste, breathe in; appreciate, care for," from Late Latin saporare, from Latin sapor (see savor (n.)). Related: Savored; savoring.