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Synonyms of taste in English:


  • 1 a blue cheese with a distinctive sharp taste
  • 2 would you care for a taste of brandy?
    mouthful, drop, bit, spoonful, sample, sip, nip, swallow, touch, sprinkle, trickle, soupçon;
    dash, pinch, morsel, bite, nibble, titbit, shred, modicum
  • 3 it was a bit sweet for my taste
    palate, sense of taste, taste buds, appetite, stomach
  • 4 a millionairess with a taste for adventure
    liking, love, fondness, fancy, desire, preference, penchant, predilection, inclination, partiality, leaning, bent, disposition, proneness;
    hankering, appetite, thirst, hunger, relish, soft spot, weakness
    [Antonyms] dislike
  • 5 it was then that I had my first taste of prison
  • 6 the house was furnished with taste
    [Antonyms] tastelessness
  • 7 we may reject advertisements on grounds of taste
    decorum, propriety, correctness, etiquette, politeness, tact, tactfulness, diplomacy, delicacy, nicety, sensitivity, discretion, tastefulness;
    French politesse
  • verb

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  • 1 Adam tasted the wine and nodded to the waiter
    sample, test, try, check, examine, savour;
    sip, sup, nibble
  • 2 he could taste the blood in his mouth
    perceive, discern, make out, distinguish, differentiate
  • 3 a kind of beer that tasted of cashews
    have a flavour, savour, smack, be reminiscent;
  • 4 it'll be good to taste real coffee again
    consume, drink, eat, partake of, devour
  • 5 he tasted defeat for the first time
    experience, undergo, encounter, meet, come face to face with, come up against;
    know, have knowledge of, sample, try
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    gustative, gustatory relating to the sense of taste
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