(In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful)

(In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful)

Meanings, Origin and Usage of TASTE

Sentence:
1. There's no accounting for the tastes.
Shok da koi mul nai. (Urdu Meaning)

Sr.English WordsUrdu Words
1 TASTE

ذوق ۔
2 TASTE
Verb
چَکھنا ۔ تھوڑا سا منہ میں ڈال کر کھانے کا مزہ یا معیار معلوم کرنا ۔ تھوڑا سا کھانا یا پینا ۔
3 TASTE
Noun
ذائقہ ۔ مزہ ۔
4 TASTE

ذائقہ ۔
5 TASTE

ٹيسٹ ۔ ذائقہ ۔ مزا ۔

taste

[teyst]
 
verb (used with object), tasted, tasting.
1.
to try or test the flavor or quality of (something) by taking some into the mouth:
to taste food.
2.
to eat or drink a little of:
She barely tasted her dinner.
3.
to eat or drink (often used in negative constructions):
He hadn't tasted food for three days.
4.
to perceive or distinguish the flavor of:
to taste the wine in a sauce.
5.
to have or get experience, especially a slight experience:
these young men who had only begun to taste life.
6.
to perceive in any way.
7.
Archaic. to enjoy or appreciate.
8.
Obsolete.
  1. to examine by touch; feel.
  2. to test or try.
verb (used without object), tasted, tasting.
9.
to try the flavor or quality of something.
10.
to eat or drink a little (usually followed by of):
She tasted of the cake.
11.
to perceive or distinguish the flavor of anything.
12.
to have experience of something, however limited or slight.
13.
to have a particular flavor (often followed by of):
The coffee tastes bitter. The bread tastes of mold.
14.
to smack or savor (usually followed by of):
The story tastes of treason.
noun
15.
the act of tasting food or drink.
16.
the sense by which the flavor or savor of things is perceived when they are brought into contact with the tongue.
17.
the sensation or quality as perceived by this sense; flavor.
18.
a small quantity tasted; a morsel, bit, or sip.
19.
a relish, liking, or partiality for something:
a taste for music.
20.
the sense of what is fitting, harmonious, or beautiful; the perception and enjoyment of what constitutes excellence in the fine arts, literature, fashion, etc.
21.
the sense of what is seemly, polite, tactful, etc., to say or do in a given social situation.
22.
one's personal attitude or reaction toward an aesthetic phenomenon or social situation, regarded as either good or bad.
23.
the ideas of aesthetic excellence or of aesthetically valid forms prevailing in a culture or personal to an individual:
a sample of Victorian taste; I consulted only my own taste in decorating this room.
24.
the formal idiom preferred by a certain artist or culture; style; manner:
a façade in the Baroque taste.
25.
a slight experience or a sample of something:
a taste of adventure.
26.
a feeling or sensation resulting from an experience:
a compromise that left a bad taste in her mouth.
27.
Obsolete. test or trial.
Idioms
28.
taste blood. blood (def 24).
29.
to one's taste, agreeable or pleasing to one:
He couldn't find any ties that were completely to his taste.

Related forms

tastable, tasteable, adjective
pretaste, noun, verb (used with object), pretasted, pretasting.
retaste, verb, retasted, retasting.
untastable, adjective
untasteable, adjective
untasted, adjective
untasting, adjective

Synonyms

1. savor. 17. Taste, flavor, savor refer to a quality that is perceived when a substance is placed upon the tongue. Taste is the general word: the taste of roast beef. Flavor is a characteristic taste, usually of a pleasing kind, and as of some ingredient put into the food: lemon flavor. Savor, much less common than taste or flavor, implies pleasing scent as well as taste or flavor, and connotes enjoyment in tasting: The sauce has an excellent savor. 19. fondness, disposition, appreciation, predisposition. 20. discernment, perception, judgment.

Examples from the web for taste

  • taste impairment means there is a problem with your sense of taste.
  • taste is an acquired thing and is readily changed by experience.
  • With regard to the special senses, the area for the sense of taste is probably related to the uncus and hippocampal gyrus.
  • The average bride and groom of good taste and feeling try to be as inconspicuous as possible.
  • Cells that recognize these flavors reside in taste buds located on the tongue and the roof of the mouth.
  • Tiny deer mice have a taste for the seeds of the lupines.
  • Some trials involved rating beverage preference by taste alone.
  • Every human develops a sense of humor, and everyone's taste is slightly different.
  • They also need a sense of wonder, a taste for the absurd and a fat wallet.
  • The contents of consciousness are our subjective experience, such as the taste of coffee.

British Dictionary definitions for taste

taste

/teɪst/
noun
1.
the sense by which the qualities and flavour of a substance are distinguished by the taste buds
2.
the sensation experienced by means of the taste buds
3.
the act of tasting
4.
a small amount eaten, drunk, or tried on the tongue
5.
a brief experience of something: a taste of the whip
6.
a preference or liking for something; inclination: to have a taste for danger
7.
the ability to make discerning judgments about aesthetic, artistic, and intellectual matters; discrimination: to have taste
8.
judgment of aesthetic or social matters according to a generally accepted standard: bad taste
9.
discretion; delicacy: that remark lacks taste
10.
(obsolete) the act of testing

verb

11.
to distinguish the taste of (a substance) by means of the taste buds
12.
(usually transitive) to take a small amount of (a food, liquid, etc) into the mouth, esp in order to test the quality: to taste the wine
13.
(often foll by of) to have a specific flavour or taste: the tea tastes of soap, this apple tastes sour
14.
when intr, usually foll by of. to have an experience of (something): to taste success
15.
(transitive) an archaic word for enjoy
16.
(transitive) (obsolete) to test by touching

Derived Forms

tastable, adjective

Word Origin

C13: from Old French taster, ultimately from Latin taxāre to appraise

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