Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun scent

3 senses of scent

Sense 1
aroma, fragrance, perfume, scent -- (a distinctive odor that is pleasant)
       => smell, odor, odour, olfactory sensation, olfactory perception -- (the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses")

Sense 2
scent -- (an odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced)
       => smell, odor, odour, olfactory sensation, olfactory perception -- (the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses")

Sense 3
olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, scent -- (any property detected by the olfactory system)
       => property -- (a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb scent

3 senses of scent

Sense 1
odorize, odourise, scent -- (cause to smell or be smelly)
       => cause to be perceived -- (have perceptible qualities)

Sense 2
scent, nose, wind -- (catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs")
       => smell -- (inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense)
          Phrasal Verb-> scent out#1

Sense 3
perfume, scent -- (apply perfume to; "She perfumes herself every day")
       => groom, neaten -- (care for one's external appearance; "He is always well-groomed")

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