from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To taste with relish; savor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To taste
  • v. To savour

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To taste.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To taste; relish.
  • To have a taste; be relishing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. taste with relish


Latin dēgustāre : dē-, de- + gustāre, to taste; see geus- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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