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Noun: scent  sent
  1. A distinctive odour that is pleasant
    - aroma, fragrance, perfume
     
  2. An odour left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced
     
  3. Any property detected by the olfactory system
    - olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor [US], odour [Brit, Cdn]
     
  4. A toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odour
    - perfume, essence
Verb: scent  sent
  1. Cause to smell or be smelly
    - odorize, odourise [Brit, non-standard], odorise [Brit]
     
  2. Catch the scent of; get wind of
    "The dog scented out the drugs";
    - nose, wind
     
  3. Apply perfume to
    - perfume

Sounds like: cent, sent

Derived forms: scented, scents, scenting

See also: inodorous, odorless [US], odorous, odourless [Brit, Cdn], scent out

Type of: cause to be perceived, groom, neaten, odor [US], odour [Brit, Cdn], olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, property, smell, toilet articles, toiletry

Encyclopedia: Scent