Textual thesaurus for "taste"

(noun) tasting

a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds

a wine tasting

(noun) gustation, gustatory modality, sense of taste

the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth

his cold deprived him of his sense of taste

(noun) taste perception, taste sensation, gustatory perception, gustatory sensation

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

(noun) perceptiveness, discernment, appreciation

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

(noun) predilection, preference, penchant

a strong liking

my own preference is for good literature; the Irish have a penchant for blarney

(noun) mouthful

a small amount eaten or drunk

take a taste--you'll like it

(verb) try, try out, sample

take a sample of

Try these new crackers; Sample the regional dishes

(verb) savor, savour

have flavor; taste of something

(verb) smack

have a distinctive or characteristic taste

This tastes of nutmeg