to taste

Definition of to taste

:in an amount that results in the taste that one wants used in recipes to indicate how much salt, pepper, etc., should be added to food
  • Salt the stew to taste.

Word by Word Definitions

taste play
  1. : to ascertain the flavor of by taking a little into the mouth

  2. : to eat or drink especially in small quantities

  3. : to perceive or recognize as if by the sense of taste

  1. : the objective sweet, sour, bitter, or salty quality of a dissolved substance as perceived by the sense of taste

  2. : a sensation obtained from a substance in the mouth that is typically produced by the stimulation of the sense of taste combined with those of touch and smell : flavor

  3. : the distinctive quality of an experience


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