degust

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de·gust

 (dĭ-gŭst′, dē-)
tr.v. de·gust·ed, de·gust·ing, de·gusts
To taste with relish; savor.

[Latin dēgustāre : dē-, de- + gustāre, to taste; see geus- in Indo-European roots.]

de′gus·ta′tion (dē′gŭ-stā′shən) n.

degust

(dɪˈɡʌst) or

degustate

vb (tr)
rare to taste, esp with care or relish; savour
[C17: from Latin dēgustāre, from gustāre, from gustus a tasting, taste]
degustation n

de•gust

(dɪˈgʌst)

v.t.
to taste or savor carefully or appreciatively.
[1615–25; < Latin dēgustāre to taste, try =dē- de- + gustāre to taste]
de•gus•ta•tion (ˌdi gʌˈsteɪ ʃən) n.

degust


Past participle: degusted
Gerund: degusting

Imperative
degust
degust
Present
I degust
you degust
he/she/it degusts
we degust
you degust
they degust
Preterite
I degusted
you degusted
he/she/it degusted
we degusted
you degusted
they degusted
Present Continuous
I am degusting
you are degusting
he/she/it is degusting
we are degusting
you are degusting
they are degusting
Present Perfect
I have degusted
you have degusted
he/she/it has degusted
we have degusted
you have degusted
they have degusted
Past Continuous
I was degusting
you were degusting
he/she/it was degusting
we were degusting
you were degusting
they were degusting
Past Perfect
I had degusted
you had degusted
he/she/it had degusted
we had degusted
you had degusted
they had degusted
Future
I will degust
you will degust
he/she/it will degust
we will degust
you will degust
they will degust
Future Perfect
I will have degusted
you will have degusted
he/she/it will have degusted
we will have degusted
you will have degusted
they will have degusted
Future Continuous
I will be degusting
you will be degusting
he/she/it will be degusting
we will be degusting
you will be degusting
they will be degusting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been degusting
you have been degusting
he/she/it has been degusting
we have been degusting
you have been degusting
they have been degusting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been degusting
you will have been degusting
he/she/it will have been degusting
we will have been degusting
you will have been degusting
they will have been degusting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been degusting
you had been degusting
he/she/it had been degusting
we had been degusting
you had been degusting
they had been degusting
Conditional
I would degust
you would degust
he/she/it would degust
we would degust
you would degust
they would degust
Past Conditional
I would have degusted
you would have degusted
he/she/it would have degusted
we would have degusted
you would have degusted
they would have degusted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.degust - taste with relish; "degust this wonderful soup"
sample, taste, try, try out - take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"