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English noun: scent

1. scent (cognition) a distinctive odor that is pleasant


Synonymsaroma, fragrance, perfume


Broader (hypernym)odor, odour, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, smell


Narrower (hyponym)incense

2. scent (cognition) an odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced


Broader (hypernym)odor, odour, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, smell


Narrower (hyponym)musk

3. scent (attribute) any property detected by the olfactory system


Synonymsaroma, odor, odour, olfactory property, smell


Broader (hypernym)property


Narrower (hyponym)bouquet, fetidness, foulness, fragrance, fragrancy, malodorousness, muskiness, rancidness, rankness, redolence, stinkiness, sweetness


Attributeinodorous, odorless, odorous, odourless


English verb: scent

1. scent (perception) cause to smell or be smelly


Synonymsodorize, odourise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cause to be perceived


Narrower (hyponym)aromatise, aromatize, cense, incense, perfume, smell up, stink out, stink up, thurify


Causesmell


Antonymsdeodorise, deodorize, deodourise

2. scent (perception) catch the scent of; get wind of


SamplesThe dog nosed out the drugs.


Synonymsnose, wind


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)smell

3. scent (body) apply perfume to


SamplesShe perfumes herself every day.


Synonymsperfume


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)groom, neaten









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