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1. salt

noun. ['ˈsɔlt'] a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal).

Synonyms

  • chromate
  • calcium chloride
  • fluosilicate
  • sulphate
  • arsenate
  • ferrocyanide
  • calcium sulphate
  • pyrophosphate
  • ferricyanide
  • potassium chlorate
  • thiocyanate
  • inorganic phosphate
  • carbonate
  • sodium carboxymethyl cellulose
  • tungstate
  • fluoroboride
  • acrylate
  • isocyanate
  • vanadate
  • tartrate
  • lactate
  • glutamate
  • phosphate
  • calcium stearate
  • hypochlorite
  • manganate
  • calcium lactate
  • fulminate
  • sal ammoniac
  • potassium dichromate
  • cream of tartar
  • chemical compound
  • citrate
  • potassium bitartrate
  • bile salt
  • sodium bichromate
  • chlorate
  • alkali
  • sodium dichromate
  • chrome alum
  • ammonium chloride
  • bichromate
  • urate
  • ethanoate
  • xanthate
  • microcosmic salt
  • permanganate
  • sal soda
  • propenoate
  • carbamate
  • sodium fluoride
  • perchlorate
  • borate
  • sulfate
  • salicylate
  • Glauber's salts
  • soda
  • acetate
  • benzoate
  • cyanide
  • sodium carbonate
  • borosilicate
  • oxaloacetate
  • silicate
  • oxalate
  • compound
  • oxalacetate
  • potassium bromide
  • dibasic salt
  • double salt
  • calcium sulfate
  • sulfonate
  • dichromate
  • orthophosphate
  • potassium hydrogen tartrate
  • sodium chlorate
  • washing soda
  • halide
  • calcium octadecanoate
  • tartar
  • soda ash
  • Glauber's salt

Antonyms

  • disassemble
  • tasteful
  • tasteless
  • abstain

Etymology

  • sealt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Salt

  • renault
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  • perrault
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  • assault
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  • vault
  • sault
  • nault
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  • malt
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  • halt
  • gault
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  • fault
  • dault
  • ault

Example sentences of the word salt


1. Noun, singular or mass
Add one pinch of salt to the water in the bowl.

Quotes containing the word salt


1. Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
- Ambrose Bierce

2. Life has evolved to thrive in environments that are extreme only by our limited human standards: in the boiling battery acid of Yellowstone hot springs, in the cracks of permanent ice sheets, in the cooling waters of nuclear reactors, miles beneath the Earth's crust, in pure salt crystals, and inside the rocks of the dry valleys of Antarctica.
- Jill Tarter

3. No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause.
- Theodore Roosevelt

2. salt-rising_bread

noun. white wheat bread raised by a salt-tolerant bacterium in a mixture of salt and either cornmeal or potato pulp.

Synonyms

  • staff of life
  • bread

3. salt

noun. ['ˈsɔlt'] white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food.

Synonyms

  • seasoning
  • flavorer
  • flavourer
  • table salt
  • common salt
  • flavouring
  • seasoner

Antonyms

  • simple
  • decrease
  • disintegrate
  • analyze

Etymology

  • sealt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. salt

adjective. ['ˈsɔlt'] (of speech) painful or bitter.

Antonyms

  • fresh water

Etymology

  • sealt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. salt

verb. ['ˈsɔlt'] add salt to.

Synonyms

  • flavor
  • flavour

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • attack
  • admit

Etymology

  • sealt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. salt

verb. ['ˈsɔlt'] add zest or liveliness to.

Synonyms

  • spice

Antonyms

  • dry season
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • sealt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. salt

noun. ['ˈsɔlt'] the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth.

Synonyms

  • taste
  • taste perception
  • gustatory sensation
  • taste sensation
  • salinity
  • gustatory perception

Antonyms

  • starve
  • bottlefeed
  • disappear
  • rough

Etymology

  • sealt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. SALT

noun. negotiations between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics opened in 1969 in Helsinki designed to limit both countries' stock of nuclear weapons.

9. salt

verb. ['ˈsɔlt'] preserve with salt.

Synonyms

  • preserve

Antonyms

  • off-season
  • high season

Etymology

  • sealt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. salt

verb. ['ˈsɔlt'] sprinkle as if with salt.

Synonyms

  • splash
  • splosh

Antonyms

  • clean
  • lose
  • allow

Etymology

  • sealt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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