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taste

taste

 
pronunciation:
teIst
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: tasted, tastes, tasting
definition 1: to experience and recognize the flavor of by putting into the mouth.
She tasted the soup to see if it was ready.
similar words:
bite, chew, eat, sense
definition 2: to eat a little bit of.
I would like to taste the chocolate cake.
synonyms:
nibble, sip
similar words:
sample, try
definition 3: to have a particular flavor.
The sauce tastes bitter.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of tasting food or drink.
I went to a fancy restaurant for a taste of fine food.
similar words:
assignment, bite, sip
definition 2: the sense by which one can notice flavors.
Taste is dulled when you have a cold.
definition 3: a small amount tasted.
She had a taste of the soup.
synonyms:
bite, morsel, mouthful, nibble, nip, sip
similar words:
bit, crumb, dab, dribble, drip, drop, piece, sample, slice
definition 4: a personal liking.
I have a taste for flying.
synonyms:
appetite, hunger, relish, thirst, zest
antonyms:
dislike
similar words:
inclination, liking, weakness, yen
definition 5: the ability to know what is beautiful and good.
She has good taste when it comes to music.
synonyms:
culture
similar words:
discrimination, fineness, polish, style
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