Taste in a sentence

The word "taste" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of taste and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Taste

  • 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 eating a little; to eat a small quantity of.
  • To become acquainted with by actual trial; to essay; to experience; to undergo.
  • To partake of; to participate in; -- usually with an implied sense of relish or pleasure.
  • 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.
  • 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 take sparingly.
  • To have perception, experience, or enjoyment; to partake; as, to taste of nature's bounty.
  • The act of tasting; gustation.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Intellectual relish; liking; fondness; -- formerly with of, now with for; as, he had no taste for study.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Essay; trial; experience; experiment.
  • A small portion given as a specimen; a little piece tasted or eaten; a bit.
  • A kind of narrow and thin silk ribbon.
  • a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds
  • the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth
  • the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
  • delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
  • a brief experience of something
  • a strong liking
  • a small amount eaten or drunk
  • experience briefly
  • take a sample of
  • perceive by the sense of taste
  • distinguish flavors
  • have flavor; taste of something
  • have a distinctive or characteristic taste

How to use taste in a sentence. Taste pronunciation.

Nay, I will give you a taste of it now," he added, as he brought forth the writing.
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As stale water were we in his taste.
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Meanwhile, he hated, admired, schemed, and got a sweet taste on his tongue from aiding David to foil Achmet-Higli and Diaz were of little account; only the injury they felt in seeing the sluices being closed on the stream of bribery and corruption kept them in the toils of Achmet's conspiracy.
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In many cases, too, the wealthy and the cultured rose to spittoons and other evidences of a sumptuous and luxurious taste.
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It left a taste in the mouth, bitter and every way execrable, and a burning in the stomach that was very uncomfortable.
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It was really viler to the taste than the unameliorated water itself.
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And therefore I resolv'd to try what those venereal Recreations were; I had but an imperfect Taste of, as soon as I could get an opportunity.
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Louise might commit follies, and be guilty of bad taste to any extent, but nothing in her savoured of depravity.
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They had already turned over her wardrobe, numerous articles whereof were condemned by Mrs. Mumford's taste, and by Louise cheerfully sacrificed; she could not rest till new purchases had been made.
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His childhood was anything but cheerful, and late in life he said he could distinctly remember the salt taste of the frequent tears that trickled into the corners of his mouth.
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Henry James said of him, that he was particularly a favourite with people of cultivated taste, and that nothing cultivates the taste better than reading him.
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It is a surprising proof of the large number of readers who have good taste, that his novels met with instant acclaim, and that he enjoyed an enormous reputation during his whole career.
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Just as the austere, intellectual beauty of Greek drama forms striking evidence of the extraordinarily high average of culture in Athenian life, so the success of an author like Chekhov is abundant proof of the immense number of readers of truly cultivated taste that are scattered over Holy Russia.
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The popular taste was formerly met with naive and outrageous 'lubotchniya'-books.
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That men engaged in peaceful and intellectual pursuits should leave their families, their congenial work, their pleasant associations, and go out to torture and murder men of similar tastes and activities, and become themselves transformed into hideous wild beasts, has a combination of horror and absurdity that peculiarly impresses a people so highly sensitive, so thoroughly intellectual, and so kind-hearted as the Russians.
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I told Him that I felt assured that He could help me, and that He would. "Now I stand here, and I tell you all most solemnly, _that Jesus took me at my word_. He did take away my appetite then and there, so that, from that sacred moment of casting myself on his help, I have not tasted a drop of liquor, nor _desired_ to taste it.
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During this time the Emperor received Messieurs Decres and De Montalivet, whom he had summoned in the morning by a mounted messenger; and about half-past seven the Empress reappeared, dressed in perfect taste.
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Princess Pauline wore an exceedingly handsome toilet; but this did not increase the charms of her person nearly so much as that worn by the Queen of Holland, which, though simple, was elegant and full of taste.
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When this hilarity had somewhat subsided, Princess Stephanie returned to the charge, saying, "It really is a pity that your Majesty does not know how to waltz, for the Germans are wild over waltzing, and the Empress will naturally share the taste of her compatriots; she can have no partner but the Emperor, and thus she will be deprived of a great pleasure through your Majesty's fault."-"You are right!
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The good taste and elegance of each article were equaled only by the richness of the materials.
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Examples of Taste

Example #1
Here are thy words, Davy.
Example #2
He placed the papers, save that one, in my hands, and I, womanlike, asked again for all.
Example #3
He had no pleasure in us, and in our deeds he found only stones of stumbling.
Example #4
He had come to distrust us all.
Example #5
They had saved their heads, but they had not learned their lesson yet; and Achmet, blinded by rage, not at all.
Example #6
He knew himself to be in the scheme of a master-workman, and by-and-by he would blunt the chisel and bend the saw; but not yet.