Synonyms of salt in English:



  • 1 the potatoes need salt
  • 2 literary he added salt to the conversation
    zest, spice, piquancy, bite, edge;
    vitality, liveliness, spirit, sparkle
    informal zing, punch
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  • 1 salt water
    salty, salted, saline, briny, brackish
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    saline containing salt


    salt away

    informal Esther salted away most of her allowance
    save, put aside, put by, set aside, reserve, keep, store, stockpile, hoard, stow away
    informal squirrel away, stash away

    with a grain of salt

    he's a spinner of tales, so take what he says with a grain of salt
    with reservations, with misgivings, skeptically, cynically, doubtfully, doubtingly, suspiciously, quizzically, incredulously

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