palatable

  • 1 palatable — palatable, appetizing, savory, sapid, tasty, toothsome, flavorsome, relishing mean agreeable or pleasant to the taste. Palatable is not emphatic in its implication of pleasantness; therefore it seldom suggests deliciousness and often, on the… …

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  • 2 palatable — This does not seem especially business related. pal‧at‧a‧ble [ˈpælətəbl] adjective if a suggestion, offer, proposal etc is made palatable, it is changed so that people will accept it and approve of it: • The proposal was engineered as a more… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Palatable — Pal a*ta*ble, a. [From {Palate}.] Agreeable to the palate or taste; savory; hence, acceptable; pleasing; as, palatable food; palatable advice. Opposite of {unpalatable}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 palatable — I adjective acceptable, agreeable, ambrosial, ambrosian, amenable, appetizing, becoming, causing pleasure, cibarious, comestible, congenial, delectable, delicate, delicious, delightful, drinkable, dulcet, dulcis, eatable, edible, enjoyable,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 palatable — ● palatable adjectif Se dit d un aliment qui procure une sensation agréable lors de sa consommation …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 6 palatable — (adj.) 1660s, good tasting, from PALATE (Cf. palate) + ABLE (Cf. able). Figurative use from 1680s. Related: Palatability …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 palatable — [adj] delicious, agreeable acceptable, A OK*, aperitive, appetizing, attractive, cool, copacetic, delectable, delightful, divine, enjoyable, fair, flavorsome, good tasting, heavenly, home cooking*, luscious, mellow, mouthwatering, peachy,… …

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  • 8 palatable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) pleasant to taste. 2) (of an action or proposal) acceptable. DERIVATIVES palatability noun palatably adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 palatable — [pal′it ə bəl] adj. [ PALAT(E) + ABLE] 1. pleasant or acceptable to the taste; fit to be eaten or drunk 2. acceptable to the mind palatability n. palatableness palatably adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 palatable — palatability, palatableness, n. palatably, adv. /pal euh teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. acceptable or agreeable to the palate or taste; savory: palatable food. 2. acceptable or agreeable to the mind or feelings: palatable ideas. [1660 70; PALATE + ABLE]… …

    Universalium

  • 11 palatable — pal|at|a|ble [ˈpælətəbəl] adj 1.) palatable food or drink has a pleasant or acceptable taste ≠ ↑unpalatable ▪ a very palatable wine 2.) an idea, suggestion etc that is palatable is acceptable ≠ ↑unpalatable palatable to ▪ They changed the wording …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 palatable — [[t]pæ̱lətəb(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe food or drink as palatable, you mean that it tastes pleasant. [FORMAL] ...flavourings and preservatives, designed to make the food look more palatable. Syn: tasty Ant: unpalatable 2) ADJ GRADED… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 palatable — pal•at•a•ble [[t]ˈpæl ə tə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) acceptable or agreeable to the palate or taste 2) acceptable or agreeable to the mind: palatable ideas[/ex] • Etymology: 1660–70 pal at•a•bil′i•ty, pal′at•a•ble•ness, n. pal′at•a•bly, adv. syn:… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 palatable — adjective Date: 1664 1. agreeable to the palate or taste 2. agreeable or acceptable to the mind • palatability noun • palatableness noun • palatably adverb Synonyms: palatable, appetizing, savory …

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  • 15 palatable — adjective 1 having a pleasant or acceptable taste: a palatable wine 2 something such as an idea, suggestion etc that is palatable is acceptable or pleasant (+ to): We need to find a compromise that s more palatable to the voters. opposite… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 palatable — adjective /ˈpæl.ə.tə.bəl/ a) Pleasing to the taste, tasty. For some instant noodles make a palatable, if not especially nutritious, meal. b) Tolerable, acceptable. The agreement was palatable to both of them. See Also: palate …

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  • 17 palatable — adj. palatable to * * * [ pælətəb(ə)l] palatable to …

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  • 18 palatable — adjective 1) palatable meals Syn: edible, eatable, digestible, tasty, appetizing, flavorful; formal comestible Ant: tasteless, insipid 2) the truth is not always palatable Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 19 palatable — /ˈpælətəbəl / (say paluhtuhbuhl) adjective 1. agreeable to the palate or taste; savoury. 2. agreeable to the mind or feelings: *Mr West, however, sees conditions in Poland as palatable –geoffrey blainey, 1984. –palatability /pælətəˈbɪləti/ (say… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 palatable — Synonyms and related words: agreeable, ambrosial, appetizing, comestible, dainty, delectable, delicate, delicious, delightful, eatable, edible, esculent, exquisite, flavorsome, good, good to eat, good tasting, gustable, gusty, juicy, kosher,… …

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