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γεύω The Root was prob. ΓΕΥΣ, cf. Lat. gustare. give a taste of, τι Hdt.; rarely τινά τι Eur.; or τινά τινος Plat.: cf. γευστέος.
II.Mid. γεύομαι, with perf. pass., to taste of a thing, c. gen., Od., Thuc.
2.metaph. to taste, feel, δουρὸς ἀκωκῆς, ὀϊστοῦ γεύσασθαι Hom.; γευσόμεθ᾽ ἀλλήλων ἐγχείαις let us try one another with the spear, Il.: to taste the sweets of, ἀρχῆς, ἐλευθερίης Hdt.; to have experience of, μόχθων, πένθους Soph., Eur.

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