savor
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “savour.”
savor(
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vuhr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to enjoy a taste or smell fully)
a. saborear
Good wine should be savored, not drunk like water.Un buen vino hay que saborearlo, y no tomarlo como si fuera agua.
b. paladear
My father liked to savor a Cuban cigar after dinner.A mi padre le gustaba paladear un puro cubano después de la cena.
2. (to enjoy fully)
a. saborear
After all our hard work, we are now savoring the fruits of our labor.Tras el duro trabajo, ahora saboreamos los frutos de nuestro labor.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to have characteristics of; used with "of")
a. oler a
Johnson was careful not to do anything that might savor of corruption while he was in office.Johnson procuró no hacer nada que pudiera oler a corrupción durante su mandato.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (taste)
a. el sabor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The vegetables weren't fresh and had lost their savor.Las verduras no estaban frescas y habían perdido su sabor.
b. el gusto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The chocolate mousse had a faint savor of mint.El mousse de chocolate tenía un ligero gusto a menta.
5. (smell)
a. el aroma
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The savor of woodsmoke drifted across the valley.Un aroma a humo de leña flotaba por el valle.
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savor
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (interest, enjoyment)
a. el sabor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. saborear
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to savor ofoler a
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savor [ˈseɪvəʳ] (US)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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