Salt in a sentence as a noun

Sure, some people will quit, but quite bluntly, anyone worth their salt would have already left Yahoo by now.

Any scientist worth his salt should support following good practices because it will always lead to better science.

My point is: I appreciate that google is aware enough to know that when I search for "hash salt" I'm not talking about potatoes.

Salt in a sentence as a verb

[Stems are cheaper]Baking your own bread is incredibly cheap and if you're using a sourdough starter you just need flour, salt and water.

You are alienating every developer who is worth her salt.

One of the purposes of the kidneys is to maintain homeostatic blood pressure by excreting a combination of salt and water.

Salt in a sentence as an adjective

Vince Lombardi said it best:"And in truth, I've never known a man worth his salt who, in the long run, deep down in his heart, didn't appreciate the grind, the discipline.

You can buy a Costco block of chicken thighs and chuck them in your freezer, and then each morning just open one package of them into your slow cooker with an onion and some garlic, salt, and pepper.

One should take these claims with a pinch of salt as what counts as 'engine' and what counts as 'plumbing' and what counts as fuel tank is sort of open to debate and you can do some creative accounting to make your numbers look better.

Salt definitions


a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)


white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food


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

See also: SALT


the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth

See also: saltiness salinity


add salt to


sprinkle as if with salt; "the rebels had salted the fields with mines and traps"


add zest or liveliness to; "She salts her lectures with jokes"


preserve with salt; "people used to salt meats on ships"


(of speech) painful or bitter; "salt scorn"- Shakespeare; "a salt apology"