- The sense of taste.
- (botany) A projection in the throat of such flowers as the snapdragon.
- (anatomy) The roof of the mouth; the uraniscus.
- (figuratively) Mental relish; intellectual taste.
- (figuratively) relish; taste; liking (from the mistaken notion that the palate is the organ of taste)
- (nonstandard) To relish; to find palatable.