sauce

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsɔːs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/sɔs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sôs)

Inflections of 'sauce' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
sauces
v 3rd person singular
saucing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
sauced
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
sauced
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

sauce

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [tomato, cheese, pesto, curry, cranberry] sauce
  2. a [fruity, spicy, tangy, cheesy] sauce
  3. a [creamy, thick, runny] sauce
  4. sauce for [pork, pasta, chicken, hamburgers]
  5. a sauce with [garlic, mushrooms, basil, anchovies]
  6. a sauce made with [tomatoes, olives, vegetables, chicken bones]
  7. [make, prepare, serve] a dipping sauce
  8. [spread, pour, drizzle] the sauce over
  9. stir the sauce with a [wooden spoon, whisk]
  10. add [milk, oregano, wine, sour cream, chopped onion] to the sauce
  11. the sauce needs more [milk]
  12. spoon the sauce onto the [plates, dishes]
  13. pour the sauce over the roast [pork, beef, vegetables]
  14. pour the sauce into the [oven tray, bowls, pan]
  15. spilled sauce on his [shirt, suit, pants]
  16. can you pass the sauce?
  17. slang: he's on the sauce again!
'sauce' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
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