Definition of taste:
- A kind of narrow and thin silk ribbon.
- A particular sensation excited by the application of a substance to the tongue; the quality or savor of any substance as perceived by means of the tongue; flavor; as, the taste of an orange or an apple; a bitter taste; an acid taste; a sweet taste.
- A small portion given as a specimen; a little piece tastted of eaten; a bit.
- Essay; trial; experience; experiment.
- Intellectual relish; liking; fondness; - formerly with of, now with for; as, he had no taste for study.
- Manner, with respect to what is pleasing, refined, or in accordance with good usage; style; as, music composed in good taste; an epitaph in bad taste.
- The act of tasting; gustation.
- The one of the five senses by which certain properties of bodies ( called their taste, savor, flavor) are ascertained by contact with the organs of taste.
- The power of perceiving and relishing excellence in human performances; the faculty of discerning beauty, order, congruity, proportion, symmetry, or whatever constitutes excellence, particularly in the fine arts and belles- letters; critical judgment; discernment.
- To become acquainted with by actual trial; to essay; to experience; to undergo.
- To have a smack; to excite a particular sensation, by which the specific quality or flavor is distinguished; to have a particular quality or character; as, this water tastes brackish; the milk tastes of garlic.
- To have perception, experience, or enjoyment; to partake; as, to taste of nature's bounty.
- To partake of; to participate in; - usually with an implied sense of relish or pleasure.
- To take sparingly.
- To try by eating a little; to eat a small quantity of.
- To try by the touch of the tongue; to perceive the relish or flavor of ( anything) by taking a small quantity into a mouth. Also used figuratively.
- To try by the touch; to handle; as, to taste a bow.
- To try food with the mouth; to eat or drink a little only; to try the flavor of anything; as, to taste of each kind of wine.
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- flavor (part of speech: noun)
- meal (part of speech: noun)
- eat (part of speech: verb)
- pretentious (part of speech: adjective)
- taste (part of speech: verb)
- propriety (part of speech: noun)
- "The Necromancers", Robert Hugh Benson.
- "Dwellers in the Hills", Melville Davisson Post.
- "Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore", Pauline Lester.