- A pleasing taste; flavor that gratifies the palate; hence, enjoyable quality; power of pleasing.
verb (relish, es)
- 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. Â§ 12.
- : A Laplander or Negro has no notion of the of wine.
- Savor; quality; characteristic tinge.
- A taste for; liking; appetite; fondness.
- 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.
- A cooked or pickled sauce, usually made with vegetables or fruits, generally used as a condiment.
- In a wooden frame, the projection or shoulder at the side of, or around, a tenon, on a tenoned piece.
- To taste or eat with pleasure; to like the flavor of.
- I a good tuna sandwich.
- To take great pleasure in something; to enjoy; to approach with zeal or enthusiasm; to be pleased with or gratified by; to experience pleasure from.
- He relishes their time together.
- I don't the idea of finishing so much tonight.
- (obsolete) To give a relish to; to cause to taste agreeably.
- (obsolete) To have a pleasing or appetizing taste; to give gratification; to have a flavor.
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