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Definitions of scent

  1. To perceive by the olfactory organs; to smell; as, to scent game, as a hound does. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To imbue or fill with odor; to perfume. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Smell; hence, to get a hint or intimation of; as, to scent trouble; perfume. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To discern by the sense of smell: to perfume. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To perceive by the smell; give an odor to. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To perceive by smell. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To render odorous; perfume. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. To hunt animals by means of the sense of smell. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To hunt animals by the sense of smell. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. cause to smell or be smelly Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. apply perfume to; "She perfumes herself every day" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. To hunt by scent, as dogs. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. To smell; to perfume. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To perceive by the olfactory nerves; to smell; to perfume. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. any property detected by the olfactory system Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. an odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. The power of smelling; the sense of smell; as, a hound of nice scent; to divert the scent. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Odor; sense of smell; the odor which an animal leaves as it moves; hence, a track followed by means of this odor; a perfume. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. Odor: sense of smell: chase followed by the scent: course of pursuit. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  23. Odor; sense of smell. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  24. An odor; the sense of smell. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. Odour; sense of smell; chase followed by the scent; course of pursuit; track. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26. That which proceeds from a body and affects the olfactory nerves; smell, good or bad; perfume; odour; course of pursuit; track. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for scent

  1. Once we were completely thrown off the scent – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. And now, having once found the scent Parozzi! – The-Bravo-of-Venice-a-romance by Lewis, M. G. (Matthew Gregory)
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