Definition of relish :
1. A pleasing taste; flavor that gratifies the palate; hence, enjoyable quality; power of pleasing.
2. A taste for; liking; appetite; fondness.
3. Savor; quality; characteristic tinge.
4. 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.
5. The projection or shoulder at the side of, or around, a tenon, on a tenoned piece.
6. To give a relish to; to cause to taste agreeably.
7. To have a pleasing or appetizing taste; to give gratification; to have a flavor.
8. To taste or eat with pleasure; to like the flavor of; to partake of with gratification; hence, to enjoy; to be pleased with or gratified by; to experience pleasure from; as, to relish food.
liking, lust, scag, craving, zestfulness, smell, serrated wrack, tanginess, proneness, black rockweed, piquantness, feel, partiality, chilliness, piquancy, appetency, sea tangle, slap, appetizer, revel, proclivity, thunder, appetite, impulse, savour, pinch, love, pain, taste, feeling, preference, disposition, sea tang, longing, smack, bask, savor, bladderwrack, coolness, desire, fondness, smooch, thirst, shot, flavour, bladder fucus, sapidity, tang, sapor, smacking, nose drops, look, skag, sapidness, weakness, big H, flavor, inclination, tone, propensity, piquance, accent, hell dust
condiment (part of speech: noun)
garlic, spice, allspice, peppermint, pickle, cinnamon, Tabasco, radish, horseradish, dressing, cayenne, vinegar, paprika, nutmeg, condiment, applesauce, leek, ginger, flavoring, catchup, pepper, chili, chive, parsley, thyme, mint, chutney, sage, clove, turmeric, sauce, seasoning, vanilla, salad dressing, onion, dill, mayonnaise, salt, tartar sauce, mustard
pleasure (part of speech: noun)
delight, happiness, euphoria, agreeability, complaisance, gaiety, brightness, entertainment, contentment, exhilaration, joy, enjoyment, pleasure, jollity, bliss, gladness, ecstasy, gratification, amusement, sunniness, satisfaction, joyfulness, well-being, enthrallment, cheer, bonniness, cheerfulness, rapture
vigor (part of speech: noun)
ardency, gusto, friskiness, liveliness, exuberance, sprightliness, enthusiasm, lustiness, industriousness, power, verve, energy, zeal, spirit, activity, potency, eagerness, zest, puissance, earnestness, animation, agility, strength, vigor, passion, vim, excitement, agitation, fervency
like (part of speech: verb)
- That settled it; we had chicken for supper that night, and the Lieutenant seemed to relish the supper as much as any of us. - "In and Out of Rebel Prisons", Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper.
- I was sitting at the window, smoking, and offered them a cigar as they passed- a joke they did not, of course, much relish. - "Hints on Driving", C. S. Ward.
- " Yes; they've got plenty of food, but-" " They don't relish parting with it," suggested Potts. - "The Magnetic North", Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond).