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Definitions of sauce

  1. To accompany with something intended to give a higher relish; to supply with appetizing condiments; to season; to flavor. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To cause to relish anything, as if with a sauce; to tickle or gratify, as the palate; to please; to stimulate; hence, to cover, mingle, or dress, as if with sauce; to make an application to. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To make poignant; to give zest, flavor or interest to; to set off; to vary and render attractive. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To treat with bitter, pert, or tart language; to be impudent or saucy to. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To put seasoning into; to add flavor to; colloquially, treat with pertness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To put sauce in to relish: to make poignant: to treat with bitter or pert language. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To season with sauce; use impudent language to. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To dress with sauce; season. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. add zest or flavor to, make more interesting; "sauce the roast" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. dress with a relish, for example, as of food Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. To put sauce into; to gratify with rich tastes; to render pungent; to treat with pert or tart language. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. To season or eat with sauce; to treat with pertness. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. dress (food) with a relish Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. A composition of condiments and appetizing ingredients eaten with food as a relish; especially, a dressing for meat or fish or for puddings; as, mint sauce; sweet sauce, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Any garden vegetables eaten with meat. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Sauciness; impertinence. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. A soft crayon for use in stump drawing or in shading with the stump. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A dressing for food; any highly seasoned mixture used as a relish; stewed or canned fruit; colloquially, pertness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. A liquid seasoning for food; impudence. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  21. An appetizing accompaniment of a meal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. A mixture for improving the relish of food; pertness. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. A liquid mixture to be eaten as a condiment or seasoning for food; anything that stimulates the palate; insolence; pertness; petulance. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for sauce

  1. " Of course," they added, " bread sauce is only served with wild dragons. – The Book of Dragons by Edith Nesbit
  2. He says these are excellent for sauce – The Last Harvest by John Burroughs
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