Synonyms for scent

Synonyms for (noun) scent

Synonyms: aroma, scent, smell, odor, odour, olfactory property

Definition: any property detected by the olfactory system

Similar words: property

Definition: a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

Usage: a study of the physical properties of atomic particles


Synonyms: scent

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

Similar words: odor, odour, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, smell

Definition: the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form

Usage: she loved the smell of roses


Synonyms: perfume, aroma, scent, fragrance

Definition: a distinctive odor that is pleasant

Similar words: odor, odour, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, smell

Definition: the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form

Usage: she loved the smell of roses

Synonyms for (verb) scent

Synonyms: scent, perfume

Definition: apply perfume to

Usage: She perfumes herself every day

Similar words: groom, neaten

Definition: care for one's external appearance

Usage: He is always well-groomed


Synonyms: wind, scent, nose

Definition: catch the scent of; get wind of

Usage: The dog nosed out the drugs

Similar words: smell

Definition: inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense


Synonyms: scent, odorize, odourise

Definition: cause to smell or be smelly

Similar words: cause to be perceived

Definition: have perceptible qualities