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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rel·ish /ˈrɛlɪʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rel·ish v. t. [imp. & p. p. Relished p. pr. & vb. n. Relishing.]
 1. To taste or eat with pleasure; to like the flavor of; to partake of with gratification; hence, to enjoy; to be pleased with or gratified by; to experience pleasure from; as, to relish food.
    Now I begin to relish thy advice.   --Shak.
    He knows how to prize his advantages, and to relish the honors which he enjoys.   --Atterbury.
 2. To give a relish to; to cause to taste agreeably.
    A savory bit that served to relish wine.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rel·ish, v. i. To have a pleasing or appetizing taste; to give gratification; to have a flavor.
    Had I been the finder-out of this secret, it would not have relished among my other discredits.   --Shak.
    A theory, which, how much soever it may relish of wit and invention, hath no foundation in nature.   --Woodward.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rel·ish, n.
 1. A pleasing taste; flavor that gratifies the palate; hence, enjoyable quality; power of pleasing.
 Much pleasure we have lost while we abstained
 From this delightful fruit, nor known till now
 True relish, tasting.   --Milton.
 When liberty is gone,
 Life grows insipid, and has lost its relish.   --Addison.
 2. Savor; quality; characteristic tinge.
    It preserve some relish of old writing.   --Pope.
 3. A taste for; liking; appetite; fondness.
    A relish for whatever was excellent in arts.   --Macaulay.
    I have a relish for moderate praise, because it bids fair to be judicious.   --Cowper.
 4. That which is used to impart a flavor; specifically, something taken with food to render it more palatable or to stimulate the appetite; a condiment.
 Syn: -- Taste; savor; flavor; appetite; zest; gusto; liking; delight.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rel·ish, n. Carp. The projection or shoulder at the side of, or around, a tenon, on a tenoned piece.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment [syn: gusto, zest, zestfulness]
      2: spicy or savory condiment
      3: the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into
         the mouth [syn: flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor,
         savour, smack, tang]
      v : derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take
          pleasure in; "She relished her fame and basked in her
          glory" [syn: enjoy, bask, savor, savour]