John likes the sour taste of lemons.
The melon has a sweet, delicious taste.
The wine has a big nose and a complex, fruity taste with notes of leather.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Sally's taste in films leans more towards noir and mystery.
The competitiveness of this business was not to John's taste.
Europeans often find American desserts too sweet for their taste.
The biker lost his taste for barroom brawls when he got older.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
NOTE: related to Sense 2, but implies there is a general measure of standard, not just anything goes
She tried unsuccessfully to copy Mary's exquisite taste in decorating.
The music appreciation class was intended to develop the students' taste in music.
Sally thought the loud colors and cheap sequins on the gowns exhibited no taste. (implies the designer of the gowns had no taste)
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3
The soldiers got their first taste of combat during the mission.
The dog got a taste of freedom running on the beach without his leash.
Passengers enjoy a taste of luxury in our spacious staterooms with ocean-view balconies.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4
Bob gave me a taste of his roast beef sandwich.
The child got a taste of wine from his mother's glass.
Try a taste of this cheese, I think you'll like it.
The chef took a taste of sauce and corrected the seasonings.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5, 7
John read that birds do not have a highly developed sense of taste.
The sense of taste diminishes with age for some people.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6
The joke at dinner about squirrel guts was in very poor taste.
The themes of the play were in good taste for a young audience.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2d