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Related / Similar Words: tasting, gustation, sense of taste, gustatory modality, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception, appreciation, discernment, perceptiveness, preference, penchant, predilection, mouthful, sample, try, try out, savor, savour, smack

 

Definition:
  • a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds; "a wine tasting";
  • the faculty of taste; "his cold deprived him of his sense of taste";
  • the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste";
  • delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values); "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"; "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste";
  • a brief experience of something; "he got a taste of life on the wild side"; "she enjoyed her brief taste of independence";
  • a strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney";
  • a small amount eaten or drunk; "take a taste--you''ll like it";
  • experience briefly; "The ex-slave tasted freedom shortly before she died";
  • take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes";
  • perceive by the sense of taste; "Can you taste the garlic?";
  • distinguish flavors; "We tasted wines last night";
  • have flavor; taste of something;
  • have a distinctive or characteristic taste; "This tastes of nutmeg";

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    Hyponyms: relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, tang, sweet, sweetness, sugariness, sour, sourness, tartness, bitter, bitterness, salt, saltiness, salinity, astringency, astringence, finish, virtu, vertu, connoisseurship, vogue, trend, style, delicacy, discretion, culture, acquired taste, weakness, morsel, bit, bite, swallow, sup, degust

     

    Attributes: tasteful, in good taste(p), tasteless, in poor taste(p)

     

    Part Meronyms: helping, portion, serving

     

    Derivational Morphology: smack, savor, savour, prefer, sample, try, try out, mouthful, taster, taste tester, taste-tester, sampler, tasting, savoring, savouring, relishing, degustation, trial, trial run, test, tryout, trier, attempter, essayer, gustation, sense of taste, gustatory modality, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception, relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, tang

     

    Anagrams: state, tease, seats, tasse, asset, State, testa

     

     
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