1 enjoyment, pleasure, delight, gusto, eagerness, avidity, anticipation, taste, appetite, zest, liking, appreciation, fondness, fancy, partiality, preference:
The children attacked the birthday cake with great relish.
2 enjoy, delight in, take pleasure in, fancy, be partial to, appreciate, savour, look forward to, anticipate:
After all that dining out, I'd really relish a home-cooked meal. I don't relish having to tell her she is being made redundant.