verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of savor
Synonyms for savor
Examples from the Web for savour
Historical Examples of savour
Heaven forbid that their conduct, in one particular, should savour of injustice.
In fact, such a deed might savour of jealousy and covetousness.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
Thus, earnest resolution has often seemed to have about it almost a savour of omnipotence.Self-Help
He smiled cruelly, his own anxieties forgotten in the savour of vengeance.The Sea-Hawk
It has the tang of the soil as well as the savour of the blood.The Balladists
Word Origin for savour
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.