taste

tastes

Substantiv
the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus the faculty of taste distinguishing a taste by means of the taste buds
  • "he loved the smell and taste of fresh bread"
  • "his cold deprived him of his sense of taste"
  • "the melon had a delicious taste"
  • "the candy left him with a bad taste"
  • "martinis are an acquired taste"

Synonymer

delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
  • "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste"
  • "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"

Synonymer

a small amount eaten or drunk a brief experience of something
  • "she enjoyed her brief taste of independence"
  • "he got a taste of life on the wild side"
  • "take a taste--you'll like it"

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taste

taste

tastes

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tasting

Verb
perceive by the sense of taste distinguish flavors
  • "We tasted wines last night"
  • "Can you taste the garlic?"

Synonymer

have flavor; taste of something
  • "This tastes of nutmeg"

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