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Synonyms for scent
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aroma, fragrance, perfume, scent(noun)

    a distinctive odor that is pleasant

    Synonyms:
    fragrance, sweetness, olfactory property, essence, bouquet, redolence, odor, aroma, odour, fragrancy, smell, perfume

  2. scent(noun)

    an odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced

    Synonyms:
    fragrance, aroma, odor, odour, smell, olfactory property, perfume

  3. olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, scent(verb)

    any property detected by the olfactory system

    Synonyms:
    smell, olfactory property, flavour, olfaction, feel, feeling, flavor, look, odor, spirit, sense of smell, fragrance, olfactory sensation, aroma, odour, perfume, smelling, tone, olfactory modality, olfactory perception

  4. odorize, odourise, scent(verb)

    cause to smell or be smelly

    Synonyms:
    perfume, odourise, wind, nose, odorize

  5. scent, nose, wind(verb)

    catch the scent of; get wind of

    "The dog nosed out the drugs"

    Synonyms:
    wrap, lift, horn in, wind up, meander, hoist, odorize, pry, wind, twist, nuzzle, odourise, wreathe, nose, roll, wander, intrude, curve, perfume, thread, weave, twine, poke

  6. perfume, scent(verb)

    apply perfume to

    "She perfumes herself every day"

    Synonyms:
    aromatise, odourise, nose, aromatize, wind, odorize, perfume

Wiktionary

  1. scent(noun)

    Synonyms:
    odor, aroma, fragrance, perfume, smell

  2. scent(noun)

    to detect the scent of

    The hounds scented the fox in the woods.

    Synonyms:
    aroma, perfume, odor, fragrance, smell

  3. scent(noun)

    to impart an odour to

    Scent the air with burning sage before you begin your meditation.

    Synonyms:
    smell, fragrance, aroma, perfume, odor

  4. scent(noun)

    The sense of smell.

    I believe the bloodhound has the best scent of all dogs.

    Synonyms:
    aroma, odor, fragrance, smell, perfume

  5. scent(noun)

    A perfume.

    Synonyms:
    aroma, perfume, smell, odor, fragrance

  6. scent(noun)

    Any trail or trace that can be followed to find something or someone.

    Synonyms:
    odor, aroma, perfume, fragrance, smell

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. scent

    Synonyms:
    odor, perfume, smell

Editors Contribution

  1. petrichor

    the smell of dusty stone after rain; petrichor.

    "ah, the smell of dust after rain, one of life's greatest pleasures."

    Submitted by rinat on June 7, 2017  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    odor, smell, perfume, fragrance, redolence, balminess

  2. scent(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    smell, get scent of

  3. scent(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    perfume, fill with odor, give odor to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scent(n)

    Synonyms:
    odor, smell, perfume, flair, smell

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How to use scent in a sentence?

  1. David Edwards:

    I had started a company called Pulmatrix. We would do nebulization for drug delivery, and I thought, What would it take to make that a satisfying taste experience? the Whif was very important for me in that it seemed the most poetic and the least practical approach, and yet it fascinated people and fascinated me, and my work now in scent delivery was highly influenced by that.

  2. Dominic Riccitello:

    It’s 6 AM and I’m at the airport. I know you’ve been here, I can feel you everywhere. It’s in the air, the sudden scent and how the warmth feels like you’re standing there.

  3. Alfred North Whitehead:

    Nature gets credit which should in truth be reserved for ourselves: the rose for its scent, the nightingale for its song; and the sun for its radiance. The poets are entirely mistaken. They should address their lyrics to themselves and should turn them into odes of self congratulation on the excellence of the human mind.

  4. Sergeant Bryon Kelly:

    It did pick up the scent, but it also lost it, so we don’t know if that person got into a car or somehow got into an area where the dog was not able to track him.

  5. Gwen Landt:

    Gwen Landt said. Gwen Landt added that Gwen Landt is trying to give tips to people on when its best to help these animals and when they should be left alone. Rescuers believe the beautiful fawn was separated from Gwen Landt mother and hit by a car which snapped her right back leg just below the hip bone. ( Credit : SWNS) When the mama is taking care of her baby, she leaves it in the ground and it curls up like a little croissant so the mother can go off and find food, she leaves the baby because it doesnt have any scent for a predator to detect. People often come across the baby deer and they think, Oh, it doesnt have a parent, Ill rescue it. But they should wait to see if the mother comes back.

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