Synonyms of salt in English:



  • 1 the temptation to add more salt to food should be resisted
  • 2 literary he described danger as the salt of pleasure
  • 3 informal the bay was angry, as old salts would say See seaman
  • Phrases

    with a pinch of salt

    you have to take what she says with a pinch of salt
    [Antonyms] credulously as gospel
    with reservationswith misgivingswith a grain of saltscepticallycynicallymistrustfullydoubtfullydoubtinglysuspiciouslydisbelievinglyquestioninglyquizzicallyincredulously


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  • salt water
    salty, salted, saline, briny, brackish
    [Antonyms] fresh
  • verb

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    salt something away

    informal she had salted money away in Brazilsaveput asideput awayput bylay byset asidelay asideput to one sidereservekeep in reservedepositkeepstorestockpilehoardstow awaycache informalsquirrel awaystash away

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