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English noun: sauce

1. sauce (food) flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food


Broader (hypernym)condiment


Narrower (hyponym)aioli, aioli sauce, allemande, allemande sauce, anchovy sauce, apricot sauce, barbecue sauce, bearnaise, bechamel, bechamel sauce, Bercy, Bercy butter, bordelaise, bourguignon, bourguignon sauce, bread sauce, brown onion sauce, brown sauce, brown sauce, Burgundy sauce, caper sauce, Chinese brown sauce, chocolate sauce, chocolate syrup, cocktail sauce, Colbert, Colbert butter, curry sauce, demi-glaze, demiglace, dressing, Espagnole, garlic sauce, gravy, hard sauce, hollandaise, horseradish sauce, hot sauce, Hungarian sauce, hunter's sauce, Lyonnaise sauce, marchand de vin, mole, mushroom sauce, mushroom wine sauce, mustard sauce, Nantua, Newburg sauce, paprika sauce, pasta sauce, peach sauce, pepper sauce, pesto, plum sauce, Poivrade, poulette, ravigote, ravigotte, remoulade sauce, salad dressing, sauce Albert, sauce chausseur, sauce Espagnole, sauce Espagnole, seafood sauce, shrimp sauce, Smitane, snail butter, Soubise, spaghetti sauce, tartar sauce, tartare sauce, veloute, white onion sauce, white sauce, wine sauce, Worcester sauce, Worcestershire, Worcestershire sauce


Part meronymdish


English verb: sauce

1. sauce (social) behave saucily or impudently towards


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)act, behave, do

2. sauce (contact) dress (food) with a relish


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)flavor, flavour, season


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

3. sauce (change) add zest or flavor to, make more interesting


SamplesSauce the roast.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify









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