Synonyms of salt
2 sailorDictionary • ‘Did he look like an old sea salt?’ I asked, laughing.
sailor • A navy spokesman said one sailor is still missing.
seaman • The men emigrate to work as seamen.
mariner • He has the weatherbeaten face of a mariner.
navigator • Which of you is the best navigator?
matelot (slang, mainly British)
bite • I'd have preferred a bit more bite and not so much sugar.
zip (informal) • He gave the choreography his usual class and zip.
zest • Lemon oil adds zest to your cuppa.
piquancy • a little mustard to add piquancy
flavour • The cheese has a strong flavour.
add salt to • Salt the stock to your taste.
add salt to
flavour with salt
IDIOMS:▷ rub salt into the wound
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• I'd have preferred a bit more bite and not so much sugar.
brackishBrackish water is slightly salty and unpleasant.
• shallow pools of brackish water
flavourThe flavour of a food or drink is its taste.
• The cheese has a strong flavour.
Thesaurus for salt from the Collins English Thesaurus
a white powder or colourless crystalline solid, consisting mainly of sodium chloride and used for seasoning and preserving food
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