Synonyms of 'taste'
the sensation experienced by means of the taste budsNettles have a surprisingly sweet taste.
a small amount eaten, sipped, or tried on the tongueHe took another small taste.
a bit of cake
a bite to eat
I'll have a drop of that milk.
Tariq took a sip of water.
Could I try a mouthful of that?
She thought she might have a touch of flu.
Add a dash of balsamic vinegar.
She had a habit of taking an occasional nip from a flask of cognac.
a delicious little morsel of meat
titbits of gossip gleaned from the corridors of power
a brief experience of somethingThis voyage was his first taste of freedom.
a liking for somethingShe developed a taste for journeys to hazardous regions.
She had a liking for good clothes.
Whatever your preference, we have a product to suit you.
She had a penchant for playing jokes on people.
I've always had a fondness for jewels.
a partiality for junk food
I had a strong desire to help and care for people.
His interest was just a passing fancy.
I always had a leaning towards sport.
a bent for natural history
our growing appetite for scandal
The three men ate with relish.
She set out to follow her artistic inclinations.
a selection of dishes to tempt every palate
his predilection for blondes
the ability to appreciate what is beautiful and excellentShe has very good taste in clothes.
a girl who possessed both dignity and refinement
She has not lost her grace and style.
Publication of the information was a serious error in judgment.
He was a well-travelled man of culture and breeding.
She was enormously popular for her charm and polish.
He moved with the grace of a trained dancer.
He praised our taste and discrimination.
It did not require a great deal of perception to realise what he meant.
Princess Grace's understated elegance
She was a woman of cultivation and scholarship.
their lack of discernment and acceptance of inferior quality
the quality of not being offensive or bad-manneredI do not feel your actions were in good taste.
Their sense of social propriety is eroded.
He conducted the whole affair with the utmost discretion.
He conducted himself with formal correctness at all times.
He's shown considerable delicacy and tact.
tact, , ,
Her tact and intuition never failed.
I was treated with decorum and respect
to have a flavour or taste as specifiedThe drink tastes like chocolate.
have a flavour of,
to take a small amount of (a food or liquid) into the mouth, esp. in order to test the flavourCut off a small piece of meat and taste it.
We sampled a selection of different bottled waters.
It's best not to try a new recipe on such an important occasion.
Test the temperature of the water with your wrist.
He ate quietly, relishing his meal.
Jessica sipped her drink thoughtfully.
Savour the flavour of each mouthful.
to distinguish the taste of (a substance) by means of the taste budsYou can taste the chilli in the dish.
to have a brief experience of (something)He had tasted outdoor life, and didn't want to come home.
couples who have experienced the trauma of divorce
Hire someone with experience, someone who knows about real estate.
She felt something was nearby.
encounter, , ,
Every day we encounter stresses of one kind or another.
have knowledge of
fail to experience,
remain ignorant of
related noun gustation
related phobia geumaphobia
Taste is the only morality. Tell me what you like, and I'll tell you who you areTaste is the enemy of creativeness
There's no accounting for tastesBeauty is in the eye of the beholderOne man's meat is another man's poison
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in the sense of appetite
a liking or willingnessour growing appetite for scandal
in the sense of bent
personal inclination or aptitudea bent for natural history
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