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- tast (obsolete)
- One of the sensations produced by the tongue in response to certain chemicals often confused and/or mixed somewhat with smelling. The primary sensations classified as taste are: sweet, sour, bitter, salty and umami.
- (countable) and (uncountable): A person’s generic, implicit set of preferences, especially esthetic, though also culinary, sartorial, etc.
- Dr. Parker has good taste in wine.
- (uncountable): a metaphorical usage to describe having a small amount of experience with something that gives a sense of its quality as a whole.
- Voltaire is quoted to have said "I tasted in her arms the delights of paradise".
Livy is quoted to have said "they had not yet tasted the sweetness of freedom"
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Third person singular
- (transitive) To sample the flavor of something orally.
- (intransitive) To have a taste.
- The chicken tasted great.
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