Definition of 'scent'
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Other associations include floral and pleasant scents. Christianity Today (2000)Vanilla and orchid are the strongest scents. The Sun (2013)The memory lingers like a favourite scent. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If citrus scents make you feel good then great. The Sun (2014)Try light and crisp fragrances that leave a fresh scent. The Sun (2012)Most of them could still follow a scent trail. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Tiny receptors inside the nose can detect thousands of scents. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They go out as hound exercise clubs or follow an artificial scent. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She cannot do interviews without enormous trays of lilies and scented candles. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Do you struggle to find a scent you like? The Sun (2014)Their scent will soon fill the lanes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That most people really do get through a bottle of scent in four hours and urgently need more. The Sun (2013)The double grand-slam winner was almost certainly on the scent of something there. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This being the season finale, he scents blood. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Perhaps the bouquets' sweet scent hides the whiff of hypocrisy. The Sun (2012)Choose one with a scent you like, to make the instant hit all the more pleasurable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'scent'
British English: scent /sɛnt/ NOUN
The scent of something is the pleasant smell that it has.
...bushes with white flowers and a wonderful scent.
- American English: scent
- Arabic: عِطْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: aroma
- Chinese: 香味
- Croatian: miris
- Czech: vůně
- Danish: duft
- Dutch: geur
- European Spanish: fragancia
- Finnish: tuoksu
- French: parfum
- German: Duft
- Greek: μυρωδιά
- Italian: profumo
- Japanese: におい
- Korean: 냄새
- Norwegian: duft
- Polish: zapach
- European Portuguese: aroma
- Romanian: mireasmă
- Russian: запах
- Spanish: fragancia
- Swedish: doft
- Thai: กลิ่น
- Turkish: koku
- Ukrainian: пахощі
- Vietnamese: hương thơm
British English: scent VERB
If something scents a place or thing, it makes it smell pleasant.
Jasmine flowers scent the air.
Definition of scent from the Collins English Dictionary
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