penetrate or cut, as with a knife; "The fork bit into the surface"
deliver a sting to; "A bee stung my arm yesterday"
to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws; "Gunny invariably tried to bite her"
a portion removed from the whole; "the government's weekly bite from my paycheck"
cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face"
the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
a strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard"; "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange spices"; "the raciness of the wine"
wit having a sharp and caustic quality; "he commented with typical pungency"; "the bite of satire"
(angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait; "after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
a light informal meal
a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread"
a small drink
drink in sips; "She was sipping her tea"
a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds; "a wine tasting"
experience briefly; "The ex-slave tasted freedom shortly before she died"
the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth; "his cold deprived him of his sense of taste"
take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste"
perceive by the sense of taste; "Can you taste the garlic?"
delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values);
distinguish flavors; "We tasted wines last night"
a brief experience of something; "he got a taste of life on the wild side"; "she enjoyed her brief taste of independence"