Usage note
This word may also be spelled “savour.”
savor
transitive verb
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.
intransitive verb
3. (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.
noun
4. (taste) 
a. el sabor (M) 
The vegetables weren't fresh and had lost their savor.Las verduras no estaban frescas y habían perdido su sabor.
b. el gusto (M) 
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) 
The savor of woodsmoke drifted across the valley.Un aroma a humo de leña flotaba por el valle.
savor
Noun
1. (interest, enjoyment) 
a. el sabor (M) 
transitive verb
2. (general) 
a. saborear 
intransitive verb
3. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
to savor ofoler a
savor [ˈseɪvəʳ] (US)
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