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Noun
The sensation of flavour perceived in the mouth and throat on contact with a substance
“How the brain perceives taste is a fascinating phenomenon, Barham added.”
Noun
A small portion of food or drink taken as a sample
“After having watched the play, the audience got a taste of Mysore special food.”
Noun
A person's tendency to like or be interested in something
“My brother and I share the same taste in food, drink and humour but when it comes to cars we disagree.”
Noun
A person's liking for particular flavours
“Paan is a small packet made of a special leaf, wrapped around various ingredients - according to your taste - and chewed.”
Noun
The ability to discern what is of good quality or of a high aesthetic standard
“We have much more refined taste in entertainment, like baiting the guy who's so drunk he's hitting on the beer vendor two rows over.”
Noun
A brief experience of something, conveying its basic character
“Tomlinson got to sample an early taste of Olympic glory on Wednesday night as West Van's Park Royal played host to the fifth annual North Shore Sport Awards.”
Noun
Conformity or failure to conform with generally held views concerning what is offensive or acceptable
“I do not feel your actions were in good taste.”
Verb
To have a vague awareness of
“After our food writers and editors taste each dish, it's first come, first served for the rest of the staff, so it pays to hurry when you smell something good.”
Verb
Have experience of
“They could taste the victory in the air and all they needed to do was find a few more connections.”
Verb
Perceive or experience the flavour of
“You'll be able to view exhibits and taste plenty of barbecue, which is included in the price of admission.”
Verb
Have a specified flavour
“The graphic designer in me ensured the meal was all bright greens and oranges, while the cook in me made the food taste nice too.”
Verb
Eat or drink a small portion of
“She said I could taste a bit, but of course I carried on and finished off the entire bowl.”
Verb
To have a flavour or taste as specified
“The drink tastes like chocolate.”
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