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  Definition of scent
  1. any property detected by the olfactory system
  2. an odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced
  3. a distinctive odor that is pleasant
  4. apply perfume to; "She perfumes herself every day"
  5. catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"
  6. cause to smell or be smelly
Similar Words: olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, fragrance, perfume, nose, wind, odorize, odourise

 

See Also: sniff out, scent out, smell out, nose out

 

Hyponyms: bouquet, fragrance, redolence, sweetness, malodorousness, stinkiness, foulness, rankness, musk, incense, stink up, smell up, stink out, perfume, aromatize, aromatise, cense, thurify

 

Attributes: odorous, odorless, odourless, inodorous

 

Derivational Morphology: nose, wind, odorize, odourise, perfume, aromatize, aromatise, smell, aroma, fragrance, essence, perfumery, olfactory organ, olfactory property, odor, odour, olfactory sensation, olfactory perception

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 氣味   Dutch: geur  
Finnish: tuoksu   French: odeur  
German: Geruch   Hungarian: illat  
Italian: odore   Japanese: 匂い  
Korean: 냄새   Portuguese: cheiro  
Russian: запах   Spanish: olor  
Swedish: lukt  
 
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