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
flavour, piquancy, pungency, tang, bite, edge
liveliness, vigour, vitality, spirit, colour, sparkle
informal zing, zip, punch, pizzazz

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

SYNONYMS
seaman, sailor, seafarer, seafaring man, mariner, boatman, hand, crew member, rating
informal sea dog, bluejacket
British informal matelot, matlow, matlo
informal, dated tar, Jack Tar, hearty
ANTONYMS

landlubber


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