aroma, fragrance, perfume, scent(noun)
a distinctive odor that is pleasant
an odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced
olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, scent(verb)
any property detected by the olfactory system
odorize, odourise, scent(verb)
cause to smell or be smelly
scent, nose, wind(verb)
catch the scent of; get wind of
"The dog nosed out the drugs"
apply perfume to
"She perfumes herself every day"
A distinctive odour or smell.
An odour left by an animal that may be used for tracing.
The dogs lost the scent.
The sense of smell.
I believe the bloodhound has the best scent of all dogs.
Any trail or trace that can be followed to find something or someone.
to detect the scent of
The hounds scented the fox in the woods.
to impart an odour to
Scent the air with burning sage before you begin your meditation.
to perceive by the olfactory organs; to smell; as, to scent game, as a hound does
to imbue or fill with odor; to perfume
to have a smell
to hunt animals by means of the sense of smell
that which, issuing from a body, affects the olfactory organs of animals; odor; smell; as, the scent of an orange, or of a rose; the scent of musk
specifically, the odor left by an animal on the ground in passing over it; as, dogs find or lose the scent; hence, course of pursuit; track of discovery
the power of smelling; the sense of smell; as, a hound of nice scent; to divert the scent
Origin: [Originally sent, fr. F. sentir to feel, to smell. See Sense.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sent, v.t. to discern by the sense of smell: to perfume: to have some suspicion of.—v.i. to become odoriferous: to smell.—n. a perfume: odour: sense of smell: chase followed by the scent: course of pursuit: scraps of paper strewed on the ground by the pursued in the boys' game of hare and hounds.—ns. Scent′-bag, the pouch of an animal which secretes an odoriferous substance; Scent′-bott′le, a small bottle for holding perfume; Scent′-box.—adjs. Scent′ed, perfumed; Scent′ful, highly odoriferous: quick of scent: having a good nose, as a dog.—n. Scent′-gland, a glandular organ which secretes such substances as musk or castoreum.—adv. Scent′ingly, allusively: not directly.—adj. Scent′less, having no scent or smell: destructive of scent.—ns. Scent′-or′gan, a scent-gland; Scent′-vase, a vessel with a pierced cover designed to contain perfumes. [Fr. sentir—L. sentīre, to feel.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'scent' in Nouns Frequency: #2804
The numerical value of scent in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of scent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Every scent is the sun’s scent.
But the bond stayed strong, she remembered my scent.
The scent of the morning is prepared by the night; the scent of the night is prepared by the day; everything helps everything!
I love 3-D movies...that's exactly what it was like. you could be following a jet ski...they could add scent. They could add mist.
Dogs require constant training while the elephants seem to understand and remember the scent without the need for constant training.
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Translations for scent
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- رائحة, روائح, أريجArabic
- запах, пахBelarusian
- миризма, мирисBulgarian
- esència, olfacteCatalan, Valencian
- Duft, Geruch, wittern, parfümierenGerman
- fragancia, esencia, olfatoSpanish
- tuoksu, haju, hajujälki, vainuta, vainu, vihi, hajuaisti, hajustaa, hajuvesi, jälki, jäljetFinnish
- illat, illatszer, szaglászik, kiszimatol, szag, szaglás, parfümHungarian
- բույր, բուրմունքArmenian
- 匂い, 臭い, 香り, 嗅覚, 嗅ぎ付ける, におわせる, 手がかりJapanese
- geur, reukvermogen, parfum, ruiken, spoor, reukDutch
- ślad, zapach, zwietrzyć, trop, woń, perfumy, zwęszyćPolish
- aroma, odor, olfato, perfume, odorizar, cheiro, [[sentir]] ([[o]]) [[cheiro]] ([[de]]), perfumar, fragrância, pistaPortuguese
- нюх, обонять, духи, след, пахнуть, запах, чутьё, обоняние, чуять, почуятьRussian
- miris, мирисSerbo-Croatian
- spår, vittra, luktaSwedish
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