Definitions of sauce

  1. behave saucy or impudently towards
  2. flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
  3. add zest or flavor to, make more interesting; " sauce the roast"
  4. dress with a relish, for example, as of food
  5. dress ( food) with a relish
  6. 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.
  7. Any garden vegetables eaten with meat.
  8. Stewed or preserved fruit eaten with other food as a relish; as, apple sauce, cranberry sauce, etc.
  9. Sauciness; impertinence.
  10. To accompany with something intended to give a higher relish; to supply with appetizing condiments; to season; to flavor.
  11. 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.
  12. To make poignant; to give zest, flavor or interest to; to set off; to vary and render attractive.
  13. To treat with bitter, pert, or tart language; to be impudent or saucy to.
  14. A soft crayon for use in stump drawing or in shading with the stump.
  15. A dressing for food; any highly seasoned mixture used as a relish; stewed or canned fruit; colloquially, pertness.
  16. To put seasoning into; to add flavor to; colloquially, treat with pertness.
  17. A liquid seasoning for food, consisting of salt, etc.: a relish: impudence.
  18. To put sauce in to relish: to make poignant: to treat with bitter or pert language.
  19. A liquid seasoning for food; impudence.
  20. To season with sauce; use impudent language to.
  21. To dress with sauce; season.
  22. An appetizing accompaniment of a meal.
  23. A mixture for improving the relish of food; pertness.
  24. To put sauce into; to gratify with rich tastes; to render pungent; to treat with pert or tart language.
  25. A liquid mixture to be eaten as a condiment or seasoning for food; anything that stimulates the palate; insolence; pertness; petulance.
  26. To season or eat with sauce; to treat with pertness.

Quotes of sauce

  1. Spoon the sauce over the ice cream. It will harden. This is what you have been working for. – Nicholson Baker
  2. My sisters like cooking at my place. It has a bit more room, and the food tastes a little bit better. A big pot of spaghetti and sauce some warm French bread- works all the time. I think I've been eating pasta for 26 years. – Tom Brady
  3. My wife is one of the best wimin on this Continent, altho' she isn't always gentle as a lamb with mint sauce – Charles Farrar Browne
  4. A good upbringing means not that you won't spill sauce on the tablecloth, but that you won't notice it when someone else does. – Anton Chekhov
  5. I think my character's getting to the point where he can't even eat spaghetti with red sauce anymore, where he has horrible nightmares, he can't sleep anymore. – George Eads
  6. You could do a scene that takes 15 hours, but in the movie, it's only 10 minutes. The scene where they put the sauce poisoning in; it took eight hours. – Kel Mitchell
  7. I reckon I tried everything on the old apple, but salt and pepper and chocolate sauce topping. – Gaylord Perry
  8. I love pasta with the homemade marinara sauce I had as a kid. – Bernadette Peters
  9. I weighed 190 when I got to boot camp, I came out at 178. I ate only the beans and tomato sauce – Tom Sizemore
  10. What is sauce for the goose may be sauce for the gander but is not necessarily sauce for the chicken, the duck, the turkey or the guinea hen. – Alice B. Toklas
  11. Make hunger thy sauce as a medicine for health. – Thomas Tusser
  12. What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander. – Marcus Terentius Varro
  13. If I could only have one type of food with me, I would bring soy sauce The reason being that if I have soy sauce I can flavor a lot of things. – Martin Yan

Usage examples for sauce

  1. The oil which they procure from these and other sea- animals, is also used by them in great quantities; both supping it alone, with a large scoop or spoon made of horn, or mixing it with other food, as sauce – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  2. " I should think so," said Marcel, taking up a gold piece, " here is something we will cook with plenty of sauce – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  3. If it is very soft, how should it be prepared to add to the sauce – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  4. Say, the left wing of a butterfly, with hard sauce – Marjorie's New Friend by Carolyn Wells
  5. The judge always takes his with a dash of pepper sauce in it, but now it only seemed to make him more gloomy. – Somewhere in Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  6. " I was thinkin' of somethin' I heard up to Purse's last night," he said as he covered his pudding with the thick cream sauce – The Christmas Story from David Harum by Edward Noyes Westcott
  7. If ever there is a place where appetite is the best sauce it is surely where one is served with army food. – Health Through Will Power by James J. Walsh
  8. When brown, put on a hot platter and make a cream sauce using the fat in the pan. – The Myrtle Reed Cook Book by Myrtle Reed
  9. " Of course," they added, " bread sauce is only served with wild dragons. – The Book of Dragons by Edith Nesbit
  10. He says these are excellent for sauce – The Last Harvest by John Burroughs
  11. Why, years ago, my lord, a profound French philosopher described the English as a people who had a hundred religions, but only one sauce – The Idler in France by Marguerite Gardiner
  12. Wouldst sauce thy father in his trouble? – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  13. And again, in presence of the mayor, who stood there, respectful, disconcerted, hesitating, ready to fling every gate open had but one imperious word been spoken; and at the shop of M. Sauce the worthy village grocer; and, last of all, when Goguelat and de Choiseul had arrived with their hussars, bringing rescue, salvation- did not all depend, a hundred times over, on a mere yes or no, a step, a gesture, a look? – Wisdom and Destiny by Maurice Maeterlinck
  14. Stir constantly until the sauce is thick, add one quart of oysters with their liquor, and cook slowly until the edges of the oysters curl. – The Myrtle Reed Cook Book by Myrtle Reed
  15. A delicate show- pig, little mistress, with sweet sauce and crackling, like de bay- leaf i' de fire, la! – Milton's England by Lucia Ames Mead
  16. When he died, he was as mild as a spring lamb with mint sauce on it. – At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern by Myrtle Reed
  17. Mark had eaten his apple sauce and gone. – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  18. Turn the fish once or twice, and serve with the sauce poured over. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  19. Serve with cream or with any sauce – The Apple by Various
  20. And when the flood had fallen,- there, half a mile below, spread out over the meadow, was three hundred barrels of apple sauce – The Other Girls by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney

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