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Definition of Sauce


  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.
  2. Any garden vegetables eaten with meat.
  3. Stewed or preserved fruit eaten with other food as a relish; as, apple sauce, cranberry sauce, etc.
  4. Sauciness; impertinence.
  5. To accompany with something intended to give a higher relish; to supply with appetizing condiments; to season; to flavor.
  6. 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.
  7. To make poignant; to give zest, flavor or interest to; to set off; to vary and render attractive.
  8. To treat with bitter, pert, or tart language; to be impudent or saucy to.
  9. A soft crayon for use in stump drawing or in shading with the stump.
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Sauce Translations

sauce in Afrikaans is sous
sauce in Danish is sauce
sauce in Dutch is jus, sop, saus
sauce in Finnish is kastike
sauce in French is sauce
sauce in Italian is guazzetto
sauce in Norwegian is saus
sauce in Portuguese is molho
sauce in Spanish is salsa