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taste

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Noun taste has 7 senses
  1. taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception - 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"
    --1 is a kind of sensation, sense experience, sense impression, sense datum
    --1 has particulars:
     relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, tang; sweet, sweetness, sugariness; sour, sourness, tartness; bitter, bitterness; salt, saltiness, salinity; astringency, astringence; finish
    Derived forms: verb taste5, verb taste4, verb taste3, verb taste1
  2. preference, penchant, predilection, taste - a strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"
    --2 is a kind of liking
    --2 has particulars: acquired taste; weakness
  3. taste, appreciation, discernment, perceptiveness - 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"
    --3 is a kind of discrimination, secernment
    --3 has particulars:
     virtu, vertu, connoisseurship; vogue, trend, style; delicacy, discretion; culture
  4. taste - a brief experience of something; "he got a taste of life on the wild side"; "she enjoyed her brief taste of independence"
    --4 is a kind of
    experience
    Derived form: verb taste6
  5. taste, mouthful - a small amount eaten or drunk; "take a taste--you'll like it"
    --5 is a kind of small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount
    --5 is a part of helping, portion, serving
    --5 has particulars: morsel, bit, bite; swallow, sup
    Derived form: verb taste2
  6. taste, gustation, sense of taste, gustatory modality - the faculty of taste; "his cold deprived him of his sense of taste"
    --6 is a kind of modality, sense modality, sensory system; exteroception
    Derived forms: verb taste5, verb taste4, verb taste3, verb taste1
  7. taste, tasting - a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds; "a wine tasting"
    --7 is a kind of sensing, perception
    Derived forms: verb taste5, verb taste4, verb taste3, verb taste1
Verb taste has 6 senses
  1. taste, savor, savour - have flavor; taste of something
    Derived forms: noun taste7, noun taste6, noun taste1
    Sample sentence:
    The food does taste good
  2. sample, try, try out, taste - take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
    --2 is one way to consume, ingest, take in, take, have
    Derived forms: noun taste5, noun taster1, noun tasting1, noun tasting3
    Sample sentence:
    They taste more bread
  3. taste - perceive by the sense of taste; "Can you taste the garlic?"
    --3 is one way to
    perceive, comprehend
    Derived forms: noun taste7, noun taste6, noun taste1, noun tasting2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  4. smack, taste - have a distinctive or characteristic taste; "This tastes of nutmeg"
    --4 is one way to taste, savor, savour
    Derived forms: noun taste7, noun taste6, noun taste1, noun tasting2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  5. taste - distinguish flavors; "We tasted wines last night"
    --5 is one way to
    identify
    Derived forms: noun taste7, noun taste6, noun taste1, noun taster1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. taste - experience briefly; "The ex-slave tasted freedom shortly before she died"
    --6 is one way to
    know, experience, live
    Derived form: noun taste4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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