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salt

Synonyms of salt in English:

noun

  • 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

    1
    you have to take what she says with a pinch of salt
    [Antonyms] credulously, as gospel
    with reservations, with misgivings, with a grain of salt, sceptically, cynically, mistrustfully, doubtfully, doubtingly, suspiciously, disbelievingly, questioningly, quizzically, incredulously

    adjective

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

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    Phrases

    salt something away

    1
    informal she had salted money away in Brazil
    save, put aside, put away, put by, lay by, set aside, lay aside, put to one side, reserve, keep in reserve, deposit, keep, store, stockpile, hoard, stow away, cache

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