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Definitions of "taste"

  • To distinguish the flavor of by taking into the mouth. verb-transitive
  • To eat or drink a small quantity of. verb-transitive
  • To partake of, especially for the first time; experience. verb-transitive
  • To perceive as if by the sense of taste. verb-transitive
  • Archaic To appreciate or enjoy. verb-transitive
  • To distinguish flavors in the mouth. verb-intransitive
  • To have a distinct flavor: The stew tastes salty. verb-intransitive
  • To eat or drink a small amount. verb-intransitive
  • To have experience or enjoyment; partake: tasted of the life of the very rich. verb-intransitive
  • The sense that distinguishes the sweet, sour, salty, and bitter qualities of dissolved substances in contact with the taste buds on the tongue. noun
  • This sense in combination with the senses of smell and touch, which together receive a sensation of a substance in the mouth. noun
  • The sensation of sweet, sour, salty, or bitter qualities produced by or as if by a substance placed in the mouth. noun
  • The unified sensation produced by any of these qualities plus a distinct smell and texture; flavor. noun
  • A distinctive perception as if by the sense of taste: an experience that left a bad taste in my mouth. noun
  • The act of tasting. noun
  • A small quantity eaten or tasted. noun
  • A limited or first experience; a sample: "Thousands entered the war, got just a taste of it, and then stepped out” ( Mark Twain). noun
  • A personal preference or liking: a taste for adventure. noun
  • The faculty of discerning what is aesthetically excellent or appropriate. noun

The word "taste" in example sentences

"Note their shape, their exact colour; note their peculiar odour; and, above all, note their taste; for there are other plants, quite worthless for the purpose, closely resembling this one; but the _taste_ will at once tell you when you have found the right one.". [The Voyage of the Aurora]

I. ii.47 (332,4) taste of my virtue] Though _taste_ may stand in this place, yet I believe we should read, _assay_ or _test_ of my virtue: they are both metallurgical terms, and properly joined.. [Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies]

The term taste, like all other figurative terms, is not extremely accurate; the thing which we understand by it is far from. [On the Sublime and Beautiful]

The term taste, like all other figurative terms, is not extremely accurate; the thing which we understand by it is far from a simple and determinate idea in the minds of most men, and it is therefore liable to uncertainty and confusion.. [On Taste. Introductory Discourse]

We apply the term taste to that act of the mind by which we like or dislike, whatever be the subject.. [Seven Discourses on Art]

As music has become more disposable, the term taste maker has slowly, but certainly, evolved into taste aggregator and sitting down with a challenging record is somehow no longer worth the effort.. [Herohill]

The thickness of the cut and the taste is the best with Choong Moo Roh.. [Sifton Dubs Madangsui Best BBQ in K-Town | Midtown Lunch - Finding Lunch in the Food Wasteland of NYC's Midtown Manhattan]

However, her taste is a bit questionable (obviously; look who she married) so something had to be done.. [Yes. I got a haircut.]

The other quarter of the time, their taste is acceptable.. [Matthew Yglesias » Encounters at the End of the World]

Since the hummus, pita and falafals are prepared everyday fresh, the taste is amazing.. [Breaking News: Crisp Unveiled & Open for Business | Midtown Lunch - Finding Lunch in the Food Wasteland of NYC's Midtown Manhattan]

A buck a taste is a great price, but probably not very helpful when it comes to paying the bills.. [Is Vintage New York Doing New York Wines Justice?]

That being said, Thunderbird for my taste is a fine email client for home and work with a transparent LDAP interface.. [Groupware Still Sucks - Anil Dash]

Just a taste is all you need to change the way you think about yogurt.. [Shop!]

Like most things deep-flavored, complex, and both sweet and bitter (dark chocolate, espresso with sugar), cane syrup, once the taste is acquired, can become addictive.. [Sweet Home Louisiana]

Psychologists at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., enrolled 30 male students in what they described as a taste study.. [Archive 2006-05-01]

The slow perfecting of the senses which we call taste has not even begun.. [Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies]

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