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taste

noun

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  1. 1 the property of a substance that can be identified by the sense of taste I can't stand the taste of cherry-flavored cough syrup Synonyms flavor, savor (also savour) Related Words relish, smack, tang; savoriness, tastiness; aftertaste Near Antonyms tastelessness

  2. 2 a small piece or quantity of food I'll just have a taste of your dessert Synonyms bite, mouthful, nibble, nugget, morsel, tidbit (also titbit)Related Words collop, medallion, noisette; nosh, snack; appetizer, canapé, hors d'oeuvre; bit, chew, crumb, dab, dribble, driblet, fleck, hint, mote, nubbin, particle, pinch, scrap, scruple, shred, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), snip, snippet, speck, spot, sprinkling, suspicion, tittle, touch, trace; dash, drop; lap, lick; gulp, swallow, swig

  3. 3 positive regard for something trying to develop a taste for classical music Synonyms appetite, fancy, favor, fondness, like, love, love affair, partiality, preference, relish, shine, liking, useRelated Words craving, desire, hankering, longing, thirst, yen; enthusiasm, gusto, interest, passion; bias, prejudice; bent, inclination, leaning, propensity, tendency; tooth; palate; weaknessNear Antonyms apathy, disinclination; indifference, unconcernAntonyms aversion, disfavor, disgust, dislike, distaste, hatred, loathing, mislike


taste

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of taste

  1. 1 to come to a knowledge of (something) by living through it an adventurer who has tasted danger and lived to tell the tale Synonyms endure, feel, have, know, pass, see, suffer, sustain, experience, undergo, witnessRelated Words encounter, meet; accept, receive; assimilate, digest

  2. 2 to have a vague awareness of by your language I can taste that something is wrong Synonyms perceive, scent, see, sense, smell, feelRelated Words behold, descry, discern, distinguish, espy, eye, look (at), note, notice, observe, perceive, regard, remark, sight, spy, view, witness; ascertain, catch on (to), discover, find out, hear, learn, realize; anticipate, divine, expect, foreknow, foresee; assume, conjecture, guess, presume, speculate, suppose, surmise, suspect


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