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

 sa·vor /ˈsevɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sa·vor, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Savored p. pr. & vb. n. Savoring.]  [Written also savour.]
 1. To have a particular smell or taste; -- with of.
 2. To partake of the quality or nature; to indicate the presence or influence; to smack; -- with of.
    This savors not much of distraction.   --Shak.
    I have rejected everything that savors of party.   --Addison.
 3. To use the sense of taste. [Obs.]
    By sight, hearing, smelling, tasting or savoring, and feeling.   --Chaucer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sa·vor n.  [Written also savour.]
 1. That property of a thing which affects the organs of taste or smell; taste and odor; flavor; relish; scent; as, the savor of an orange or a rose; an ill savor.
    I smell sweet savors and I feel soft things.   --Shak.
 2. Hence, specific flavor or quality; characteristic property; distinctive temper, tinge, taint, and the like.
    Why is not my life a continual joy, and the savor of heaven perpetually upon my spirit?   --Baxter.
 3. Sense of smell; power to scent, or trace by scent. [R.] “Beyond my savor.”
 4. Pleasure; delight; attractiveness. [Obs.]
    She shall no savor have therein but lite.   --Chaucer.
 Syn: -- Taste; flavor; relish; odor; scent; smell.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sa·vor, v. t.
 1. To perceive by the smell or the taste; hence, to perceive; to note. [Obs.]
 2. To have the flavor or quality of; to indicate the presence of. [R.]
 That cuts us off from hope, and savors only
 Rancor and pride, impatience and despite.   --Milton.
 3. To taste or smell with pleasure; to delight in; to relish; to like; to favor. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into
          the mouth [syn: relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity,
           savour, smack, tang]
      v 1: derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take
           pleasure in; "She relished her fame and basked in her
           glory" [syn: enjoy, bask, relish, savour]
      2: have flavor; taste of something [syn: taste, savour]
      3: taste appreciatively; "savor the soup" [syn: savour]
      4: give taste to [syn: savour]