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Meaning of SAUCE

Pronunciation:  sos

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
  2. [v]  add zest or flavor to, make more interesting; "sauce the roast"
  3. [v]  dress with a relish, for example, as of food
  4. [v]  behave saucy or impudently towards

SAUCE is a 5 letter word that starts with S.


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Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sauce\, n. [F., fr. OF. sausse, LL. salsa, properly, salt
    pickle, fr. L. salsus salted, salt, p. p. of salire to salt,
    fr. sal salt. See {Salt}, and cf. {Saucer}, {Souse} pickle,
    {Souse} to plunge.]
    1. 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. ``Poignant sauce.'' --Chaucer.
             High sauces and rich spices fetched from the Indies.
                                                   --Sir S.
    2. Any garden vegetables eaten with meat. [Prov. Eng. &
       Colloq. U.S.] --Forby. Bartlett.
             Roots, herbs, vine fruits, and salad flowers . . .
             they dish up various ways, and find them very
             delicious sauce to their meats, both roasted and
             boiled, fresh and salt.               --Beverly.
    3. Stewed or preserved fruit eaten with other food as a
       relish; as, apple sauce, cranberry sauce, etc. [U.S.]
       ``Stewed apple sauce.'' --Mrs. Lincoln (Cook Book).
    4. Sauciness; impertinence. [Low.] --Haliwell.
    {To serve one the same sauce}, to retaliate in the same kind.
  2. \Sauce\ (s[add]s), v. t. [Cf. F. saucer.] [imp. & p. p.
    {Sauced} (s[add]st); p. pr. & vb. n. {Saucing}
    1. To accompany with something intended to give a higher
       relish; to supply with appetizing condiments; to season;
       to flavor.
    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. [R.]
             Earth, yield me roots; Who seeks for better of thee,
             sauce his palate With thy most operant poison!
    3. To make poignant; to give zest, flavor or interest to; to
       set off; to vary and render attractive.
             Then fell she to sauce her desires with
             threatenings.                         --Sir P.
             Thou sayest his meat was sauced with thy
             upbraidings.                          --Shak.
    4. To treat with bitter, pert, or tart language; to be
       impudent or saucy to. [Colloq. or Low]
             I'll sauce her with bitter words.     --Shak.
  3. \Sauce\ (s[=o]s), n. [F.] (Fine Art)
    A soft crayon for use in stump drawing or in shading with the
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or tasting some sort of sauce in your dream, represents your sense of wisdom and intellect. Consider the color and flavor of the sauce for additional significance. The dream may also be a pun on being "saucy". You may need to be more bold and direct with your feelings or opinions even though it may not seem to be an appropriate time.