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Synonyms for taste

Synonyms for taste

to have a particular flavor or suggestion of something

to undergo an emotional reaction

to participate in or partake of personally

a desire for food or drink

a distinctive property of a substance affecting the gustatory sense

a limited or anticipatory experience

the faculty or sense of discerning what is aesthetically pleasing or appropriate

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a brief experience of something

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

a kind of sensing

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have flavor

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perceive by the sense of taste

take a sample of

have a distinctive or characteristic taste

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distinguish flavors

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experience briefly

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By identifying novel genes and molecular pathways involved in shaping a taste cell's function, these findings may someday allow scientists to treat taste disorders, characterize new taste qualities, or even fine-tune a person's taste perception to encourage healthier eating.
Obviously, preconceived notions about the way a medication will taste often fall into the latter category.
In humans and animals aging decreases dietary and energy requirements and it is generally believed that reduced consumption is related to alterations in taste preference.
When tested on the five taste sensations, obese children aged between six and 18 could identify tastes less precisely than those of a healthy weight.
Strange as it sounds, our taste buds can ditch us at any moment.
Taste: There was a background flavour that gave them an odd taste.
They suspect that there are more taste sensations than the ones we already know about, and they've been carrying out experiments to find out how taste works.
4 : to eat or drink usually in small amounts <May I taste your dessert?
Our sense of smell is of vital importance to taste perception, with 70-75% of what we perceive as "taste" due to our sense of smell.
This was the sixth year that Spoons Across America[R] proudly produced AIWF Days of Taste in New York City.
Taste: This lasagna had the rich, pleasing taste of fresh tomatoes, but the pasta was a bit tough.
For example, a sour-detecting protein would weave in and out of the membranes of tongue cells, as the taste receptors already identified do.
Previous research into taste has revealed that the human tongue has about 10,000 taste buds with five taste sensations: sweet, bitter, salty, sour and umami.
But if I say I don't like tomatoes and that liking tomatoes is not only wrong but a sin against good taste that makes me sick to the stomach, this may perhaps be true-who can tell the vagaries of allergy?
Contrary to gringo mythology, high-end Mexican tequila is not made from cactus juice, doesn't come with an engorged worm loitering at the bottom of the bottle, and isn't swilled with a grimace from a shot glass followed by a squeeze of lemon and a tablespoon of salt to mask its taste.