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Synonyms for taste
teɪst

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term taste.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception(noun)

    the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus

    "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste"

    Synonyms:
    perceptiveness, taste sensation, appreciation, mouthful, sense of taste, gustatory perception, predilection, gustatory sensation, taste perception, preference, tasting, gustation, gustatory modality, penchant, discernment

  2. preference, penchant, predilection, taste(noun)

    a strong liking

    "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"

    Synonyms:
    taste perception, predilection, appreciation, taste sensation, druthers, perceptiveness, tasting, gustation, gustatory perception, penchant, preference, sense of taste, orientation, discernment, gustatory sensation, gustatory modality, mouthful

  3. taste, appreciation, discernment, perceptiveness(noun)

    delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)

    "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"; "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste"

    Synonyms:
    taste perception, savvy, predilection, appreciation, taste sensation, perceptiveness, insight, tasting, gustation, gustatory perception, perceptivity, hold, penchant, judgement, sagaciousness, preference, sense of taste, admiration, discretion, apprehension, grasp, understanding, judgment, discernment, sagacity, gustatory sensation, gustatory modality, mouthful

  4. taste(noun)

    a brief experience of something

    "he got a taste of life on the wild side"; "she enjoyed her brief taste of independence"

    Synonyms:
    perceptiveness, taste sensation, appreciation, mouthful, sense of taste, gustatory perception, predilection, gustatory sensation, taste perception, preference, tasting, gustation, gustatory modality, penchant, discernment

  5. taste, mouthful(noun)

    a small amount eaten or drunk

    "take a taste--you'll like it"

    Synonyms:
    perceptiveness, taste sensation, appreciation, mouthful, sense of taste, gustatory perception, predilection, gustatory sensation, taste perception, preference, tasting, gustation, gustatory modality, penchant, discernment

  6. taste, gustation, sense of taste, gustatory modality(noun)

    the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth

    "his cold deprived him of his sense of taste"

    Synonyms:
    perceptiveness, taste sensation, appreciation, mouthful, sense of taste, gustatory perception, predilection, gustatory sensation, taste perception, preference, tasting, gustation, gustatory modality, penchant, discernment

  7. taste, tasting(verb)

    a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds

    "a wine tasting"

    Synonyms:
    taste perception, predilection, appreciation, taste sensation, perceptiveness, tasting, gustation, gustatory perception, penchant, savouring, preference, sense of taste, savoring, degustation, discernment, gustatory sensation, gustatory modality, mouthful, relishing

  8. taste, savor, savour(verb)

    have flavor; taste of something

    Synonyms:
    bask, smack, enjoy, try, sample, savour, try out, relish, savor

  9. taste(verb)

    perceive by the sense of taste

    "Can you taste the garlic?"

    Synonyms:
    try, smack, savor, try out, savour, sample

  10. sample, try, try out, taste(verb)

    take a sample of

    "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"

    Synonyms:
    attempt, examine, stress, adjudicate, strain, audition, essay, seek, savour, assay, try, prove, test, try on, smack, hear, experiment, try out, sample, judge, render, savor

  11. smack, taste(verb)

    have a distinctive or characteristic taste

    "This tastes of nutmeg"

    Synonyms:
    smack, sample, try, thwack, savour, try out, peck, smell, reek, savor

  12. taste(verb)

    distinguish flavors

    "We tasted wines last night"

    Synonyms:
    try, smack, savor, try out, savour, sample

  13. taste(verb)

    experience briefly

    "The ex-slave tasted freedom shortly before she died"

    Synonyms:
    try, smack, savor, try out, savour, sample

Wiktionary

  1. taste(noun)

    Synonyms:
    smatch, smack

  2. taste(noun)

    To sample the flavor of something orally.

    Synonyms:
    smatch, smack

  3. taste(noun)

    To have a taste.

    The chicken tasted great.

    Synonyms:
    smack, smatch

  4. taste(verb)

    To experience.

    Synonyms:
    smack, smatch

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. taste(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    try the flavor of, test by the tongue

  2. taste(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    experience, perceive, feel

  3. taste(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    try the flavor

  4. taste(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    smack, savor, have a smack or flavor

  5. taste(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    have perception, have experience

  6. taste(n.)

    Synonyms:
    flavor, relish, savor, zest, gusto, GOÛT

  7. taste(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dash, infusion, admixture, sprinkling, tincture

  8. taste(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sense of taste

  9. taste(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fondness, liking, partiality

  10. taste(n.)

    Synonyms:
    discernment (of beauty or excellence), judgment (of propriety), nice perception

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How to use taste in a sentence?

  1. Rachel Batterham:

    Our findings show that loss of smell and taste is a highly reliable indicator that someone is likely to have Covid-19, and if we are to reduce the spread of this pandemic, it should now be considered by governments globally as a criterion for self-isolation, testing and contact tracing.

  2. Armin Alaedini:

    After all this effort, this product that is coming out ... is unlikely to be superior in terms of nutritional value or baking properties and taste to the gluten-free products that are already on the market.

  3. Henry Miller:

    Civilization is drugs, alcohol, engines of war, prostitution, machines and machine slaves, low wages, bad food, bad taste, prisons, reformatories, lunatic asylums, divorce, perversion, brutal sports, suicides, infanticide, cinema, quackery, demagogy, strikes, lockouts, revolutions, putsches, colonization, electric chairs, guillotines, sabotage, floods, famine, disease, gangsters, money barons, horse racing, fashion shows, poodle dogs, chow dogs, Siamese cats, condoms, peccaries, syphilis, gonorrhea, insanity, neuroses, etc., etc.

  4. Tom Zegan:

    Clowns taste funny.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The honeybee makes the honey, and the dirty fly makes the dirt. Which, whatever is that reflects itself. If the dirty fly goes anywhere, it makes the dirt while the honeybee makes the honey. In that context that the squeeze of our mental, intellectual, character, and morals comes to our eyes, is the evil people. It is the essence of our nation, and we shall have to taste that until we are not as the honeybee.

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