Synonyms of 'taste'
1 flavourDictionary, savour, relishNettles have a surprisingly sweet taste.
2 bitDictionary, bite, dropHe took another small taste.
a bit of cake
a bite to eat
I'll have a drop of that milk.
Harry took a sip of bourbon.
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
3 experienceDictionary, contact with, exposure toThis voyage was his first taste of freedom.
4 likingDictionary, preference, penchantShe 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.
He had a penchant for playing jokes on people.
I've always had a fondness for jewels.
his 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.
his bent for natural history
our growing appetite for scandal
The three men ate with relish.
He set out to follow his artistic inclinations.
a selection of dishes to tempt every palate
his predilection for blondes
5 refinementDictionary, style, judgmentShe 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
He was a man of cultivation and scholarship.
their lack of discernment and acceptance of inferior quality
lack of judgment
lack of discernment
6 proprietyDictionary, discretion, correctnessI 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.
Her tact and intuition never failed.
I was treated with decorum and respect
have a flavour of
2 sampleDictionary, try, testCut 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.
3 distinguishDictionary, perceive, discernYou can taste the chilli in the dish.
4 experienceDictionary, know, undergoHe 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.
He felt something was nearby.
Every day we encounter stresses of one kind or another.
come up against
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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Thesaurus for taste from the Collins English Thesaurus
Taste is one of the five senses that people have. When you have food or drink in your mouth, your sense of taste makes it possible for you to recognize what it is.