5. flavor, season, salt, spice, give zip to, put herbs and spices in, Inf. doctor up.
6. Often savor of smack, have all the earmarks, approximate, resemble, exhibit traces, show influence, show signs, have the hallmark.
7. taste good, be savory, tickle the palate, tickle the taste buds, tempt the appetite, please the palate; appeal, entice, attract, draw in, Inf. pull in off the street. savory, adj, delicious, delectable, tasty, dainty, appetizing, luscious, ambrosial, ambrosian; flavorful, epicurean, nectarous, nectarean, sweet, sweet as honey; palatable, toothsome, Scot. gustable; piquant, pungent, poignant, spicy, zesty, zestful; tangy, well-seasoned, snappy, with a kick, Sl. kicky; fragrant, odoriferous, aromatic, perfumed, scented, sweetsmelling. saw1, n. 1. cutting tool, handsaw, hacksaw, circular saw, band saw, keyhole saw, butcher's saw, lumberman's saw. -v. 2. cut, divide, sever, dissever; split, rend, sunder, dispart, cleave, rive; bisect, halve, quarter, intersect; subdivide, compart, partition, repartition, demarcate. saw2, n. old saying, saying, sententious saying, pithy statement; maxim, aphorism, apothegm, gnome, mot; proverb, axiom, precept, prescript, dictum, epigram, adage; witticism, Fr. jeud'esprit, quip, Atticism; clichd, hackneyed phrase, platitude, truism, Inf. bromide, commonplace; byword, slogan, motto, catchword, catch phrase, Sl. catchy phrase, doggerel verse. saw-toothed, adj. serrated, serrulate, Chiefly Biol. serrate, serriform; crenate, crenated, crenulate; Both Bot., Zool. dentate, denticulate; notched, nicked, jagged, jaggy; sawlike, zigzag, zigzagged, uneven, rough, in-and-out. say, v. 1. utter, vocalize, pronounce, announce, speak, mouth; word, put in words, phrase, articulate; answer, respond, reply, rejoin, retort; remark, come out with, communicate, convey; state, declare, tell, impart; present, mention, add, put, put before; reveal, let out, divulge, disclose, make known, cry, noise abroad; breathe, whisper, betray.
2. repeat, recite, declaim, orate, deliver, rehearse, render.
3. estimate, predict, predicate, speculate, hypothesize, conjecture, hazard a guess; assume, judge, imagine; promise, imply, give the implication or impression that.
4. report, allege, asseverate, aver, avow, avouch; attest, testify, certify, vouch; depose, bear witness, give evidence, give one's word, warrant; profess, claim, purport, pretend; impute, insinuate; cite, name, attribute, assign, ascribe; adduce, advance, bring forward, bring to attention, introduce; offer, propose, plead. -n. 5. statement, expression, utterance, representation; pronouncement, announcement, dictum, manifesto; recital, recitation, repetition; monologue, soliloquy, speech, talk; pronouncement, assertion, proclamation, predication; averment, avowal, asseveration, assurance, promise, pledge, word, say-so; allegation, affirmation, protestation, profession, acknowledgement.
6. turn, Inf. crack, Inf. turn at bat, chance to speak, Sl. two cents' worth, right to speak; vote, option, prerogative, privilege, influence, weight, sway.
saying, n. 1. saw, maxim, aphorism. See saw2.
2. go without saying be understood, be self-evident, be manifest; be accepted, be matter of course, be clear or clear-cut, be plain as day, be plain as the nose on your face; be indubitable, be indisputable, be unquestionable, be an accepted fact, scabby, adj. 1. crusty, incrusted, scaly, scurfy, fur-furaceous, Pathol, psoriatic, Vet. Pathol, mangy, scabbed, scabrous; broken, chapped, coarse, rough, sloughy, peeling, flaky.