Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary entries. Click on the T button in an entry to review the synonyms and related words for that meaning.more
Although the meal was cold, it tasted delicious.
The fish tasted just as good as it looked.
This lemonade tastes more like water.
They taste a little like chicken.
These cookies don't taste of ginger.
I've never tasted figs, but I've heard they're very good.
The dinner was one of the best meals I have ever tasted.
This is the American English definition of taste. View British English definition of taste.
getting smaller, weaker, or less important
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.global English and language change from our blog