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

1 sense of smelling

Sense 1
smell, smelling -- (the act of perceiving the odor of something)
       => sensing, perception -- (becoming aware of something via the senses)

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

5 senses of smell

Sense 1
smell -- (inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense)
       => perceive, comprehend -- (to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon")

Sense 2
smell -- (emit an odor; "The soup smells good")
       => cause to be perceived -- (have perceptible qualities)
          Phrasal Verb-> smell up#1

Sense 3
smell -- (smell bad; "He rarely washes, and he smells")
       => smell -- (emit an odor; "The soup smells good")

Sense 4
smack, reek, smell -- (have an element suggestive (of something); "his speeches smacked of racism"; "this passage smells of plagiarism")
       => suggest, evoke, paint a picture -- (call to mind; "this remark evoked sadness")

Sense 5
smell, smell out, sense -- (become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I sense his hostility"; "i smell trouble"; "smell out corruption")
       => perceive -- (become conscious of; "She finally perceived the futility of her protest")

Antonyms of adj smelling

1 sense of smelling

Sense 1
redolent (predicate), smelling (predicate) -- ((used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous; "the hall was redolent of floor wax"; "air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey")

INDIRECT (VIA odorous) -> odorless, odourless, inodorous -- (having no odor; "odorless gas"; "odorless flowers")

Similarity of adj smelling

1 sense of smelling

Sense 1
redolent (predicate), smelling (predicate) -- ((used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous; "the hall was redolent of floor wax"; "air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey")
       => odorous (vs. odorless) -- (having odor or a characteristic odor; "odorous jasmine flowers"; "odorous garbage"; "fresh odorous bread")

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