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pal·at·a·ble

 (păl′ə-tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Acceptable to the taste; sufficiently agreeable in flavor to be eaten.
2. Acceptable or agreeable to the mind or sensibilities: a palatable solution to the problem.

pal′at·a·bil′i·ty, pal′at·a·ble·ness n.
pal′at·a·bly adv.

palatable

(ˈpælətəbəl)
adj
1. pleasant to taste
2. acceptable or satisfactory: a palatable suggestion.
ˌpalataˈbility, ˈpalatableness n
ˈpalatably adv

pal•at•a•ble

(ˈpæl ə tə bəl)

adj.
1. acceptable or agreeable to the palate or taste.
2. acceptable or agreeable to the mind: palatable ideas.
[1660–70]
pal`at•a•bil′i•ty, pal′at•a•ble•ness, n.
pal′at•a•bly, adv.
syn: palatable, appetizing, tasty, savory refer to tastes or aromas pleasing to the palate, and sometimes to the senses of sight and smell. palatable usu. refers to food that is merely acceptable: a barely palatable plate of vegetables. appetizing suggests stimulation of the appetite by the smell, taste, or sight of food: an appetizing display of meats and cheeses. tasty refers to food that has an appealing taste: a tasty sausage. savory refers most often to well or highly seasoned food that is pleasing to the taste or smell: a savory stew.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.palatable - acceptable to the taste or mind; "palatable food"; "a palatable solution to the problem"
appetising, appetizing - appealing to or stimulating the appetite especially in appearance or aroma
comestible, eatable, edible - suitable for use as food
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
unpalatable - not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind; "an unpalatable meal"; "unpalatable truths"; "unpalatable behavior"

palatable

adjective
1. delicious, tasty, luscious, savoury, delectable, mouthwatering, appetizing, toothsome flavourings designed to make the food more palatable
delicious bland, tasteless, flat, stale, unpalatable, insipid, unappetizing
2. acceptable, pleasant, agreeable, fair, attractive, satisfactory, enjoyable There is no palatable way of sacking someone.
Translations

palatable

[ˈpælətəbl] ADJ
1. (= tasty) → sabroso, apetitoso; (= just passable) → comible
2. (fig) → aceptable (to a) it may not be palatable to the governmentpuede no ser del gusto or agrado del gobierno

palatable

[ˈpælətəbəl] adj
[food, drink] → correct(e)
(= acceptable) [method, idea, option] → acceptable
The truth may not always be palatable
BUT La vérité n'est peut-être pas toujours agréable à entendre.

palatable

adj
genießbar; food alsoschmackhaft (to für); to make something palatable (Cook) → etw geschmacklich verfeinern
(fig) experienceattraktiv; to some the truth is not always palatablemanchen Leuten schmeckt die Wahrheit nicht immer; to make something palatable to somebodyjdm etw schmackhaft machen

palatable

[ˈpælətəbl] adj (tasty) → gradevole (al palato) (fig) → piacevole, gradevole

pal·a·ta·ble

a. sabroso-a, apetitoso-a; gustoso-a.

palatable

adj de sabor aceptable, que no sabe mal
References in classic literature ?
This great philosopher freely acknowledged his own mistakes in natural philosophy, because he proceeded in many things upon conjecture, as all men must do; and he found that Gassendi, who had made the doctrine of Epicurus as palatable as he could, and the vortices of Descartes, were equally to be exploded.
Fogg accordingly tasted the dish, but, despite its spiced sauce, found it far from palatable.
Here was the appearance and the scent of a man-thing and Numa had tasted of human flesh and learned that though not the most palatable it was certainly by far the easiest to secure, yet there was that in the bestial growls of the strange creature which reminded him of formidable antagonists and gave him pause, while his hunger and the odor of the hot flesh of Bara goaded him almost to madness.
Never, thought Tara of Helium, had aught so delicious impinged upon her palate, and yet it was naught else than the almost tasteless usa, which is considered to be palatable only after having been cooked and highly spiced.
Game was scanty, and they had to eke out their scanty fare with wild roots and vegetables, such as the Indian potato, the wild onion, and the prairie tomato, and they met with quantities of "red root," from which the hunters make a very palatable beverage.
Her unsophisticated open-air existence required no varnish of conventionality to make it palatable to him.
Belonged to the faction which affected to believe that there was no popular love for Shakespeare, to render whom palatable he arranged Romeo and Juliet for the stage, with a double denouement--one serious, the other hilarious.
So ravenous was she that she did not even wait for her companion to reach the table, and as she ate she could have sworn that never before had she tasted more palatable food.
We slept till far into the afternoon, and then got up hungry enough to make cotter fare quite palatable to the king, the more particularly as it was scant in quan- tity.
A disagreeable truth would be palatable through her lips, but I am the wretchedest being in the world at a civil falsehood.
I did hear, too, that there was a time, when sermon-making was not so palatable to you as it seems to be at present; that you actually declared your resolution of never taking orders, and that the business had been compromised accordingly.
With his crude stone knife he cut a juicy steak from the hindquarters, and while the great lion paced, growling, back and forth below him, Lord Greystoke filled his savage belly, nor ever in the choicest of his exclusive London clubs had a meal tasted more palatable.