Synonyms of salt in English:

salt

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

    you have to take what she says with a pinch of salt
    [Antonyms] credulously, as gospel

    adjective

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

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    Phrases

    salt something away

    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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