Synonyms of salt in English:

salt


See definition of salt

noun

1‘the temptation to add more salt to food should be resisted’

SYNONYMS

sodium chloride

table salt, sea salt, marine salt, rock salt

2‘he described danger as the salt of pleasure’

SYNONYMS

zest, spice, spiciness, sharpness, raciness, saltiness

literary flavour, piquancy, pungency, tang, bite, edge

literary liveliness, vigour, vitality, spirit, colour, sparkle

informal, literary zing, zip, punch, pizzazz

3‘the bay was angry, as old salts would say’

See seaman

adjective

1‘salt water’

SYNONYMS

salty, salted, saline, briny, brackish

ANTONYMS

fresh


Phrases

    with a pinch of salt

      ‘you have to take what she says with a pinch of salt’

      SYNONYMS

      with reservations, with misgivings, with a grain of salt, sceptically, cynically, mistrustfully, doubtfully, doubtingly, suspiciously, disbelievingly, questioningly, quizzically, incredulously

      ANTONYMS

      credulously, as gospel

    salt something away

      ‘she had salted money away in Brazil’

      SYNONYMS

      save, put aside, put away, put by, lay by, set aside, lay aside, put to one side, reserve, keep in reserve, deposit, keep, store, stockpile, hoard, stow away, cache

      informal

      squirrel away, stash away