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Definition of "sauce" []

  • A flavorful seasoning or relish served as an accompaniment to food, especially a liquid dressing or topping for food. (noun)
  • Stewed fruit, usually served with other foods. (noun)
  • Something that adds zest, flavor, or piquancy. (noun)
  • Informal Impudent speech or behavior; impertinence or sauciness. (noun)
  • Slang Alcoholic liquor. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sauce" in a sentence
  • "Boil up a big pot of salted water and have your sauce cooking or reheating if you want sauce**."
  • "Fettuccine alfredo is a creamy thick Parmesan sauce tossed with fettucine, delicious. * im 13 years old*** This Video Is for Sam Broman, one of my buddies from school** INGREDIENTS: 6-10 oz of heavy cream Parmesan Fettuccine Noodles 8 TBSP butter (1 stick) onion (optional) garlic (minced) chicken breast asparagus 375 degree oven ** directions for sauce** saute onions and garlic in butter until translucent then add heavy cream boil until so close to overpiling the pot then remove and add parmasan about 4-8 small handfuls and whisking between each return to stovetop turn to medium and add rest of parmasan to DESIRED thickness."
  • "The sauce pan with the secret dippin 'sauce is set over a very low burner and gets the rest of the Chicken Broth ... reduce by half to 2/3's"