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  Words related to smell

Related / Similar Words: smelling, olfactory property, aroma, odor, odour, scent, sense of smell, olfaction, olfactory modality, olfactory sensation, olfactory perception, spirit, tone, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, look

 

Definition:
  • the act of perceiving the odor of something;
  • any property detected by the olfactory system;
  • the faculty of smell;
  • the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses";
  • the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason";
  • emit an odor; "The soup smells good";
  • smell bad; "He rarely washes, and he smells";
  • inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense;

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    See Also: stink up, smell up, stink out

     

    Hyponyms: sniff, snuff, bouquet, fragrance, redolence, sweetness, malodorousness, stinkiness, foulness, rankness, nose, scent, aroma, perfume, malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitis, acridity, Hollywood, Zeitgeist, salute, whiff, wind, snuffle, get a noseful, get a whiff

     

    Attributes: odorous, odorless, odourless, inodorous

     

    Derivational Morphology: scent, nose, wind, odorize, odourise, perfume, aromatize, aromatise, look, appear, seem, feel, spirit, spirit up, inspirit, spiritize, spiritise, smelling, sense of smell, olfaction, olfactory modality, odor, odour, olfactory sensation, olfactory perception, olfactory property, aroma

     

    Anagrams: Meles

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: erë and joshë   Catalan: olfacte  
    Chinese:   Dutch: geur and reukzin and ruiken  
    Finnish: haistaa and haju and hajuaisti and tuoksua   French: odorat and sentir  
    German: Geruch and riechen   Hebrew: חוש הריח and ריח  
    Hungarian: szag and szaglás and szagol   Indonesian: bau  
    Italian: odore and sentire   Japanese: 匂う and 嗅覚  
    Korean: 냄새를 맡다   Kurdish: بۆن  
    Latin: adolēre   Lithuanian: uosti  
    Polish: węch   Portuguese: cheirar and cheiro and olfato  
    Romanian: miros and mirosi   Russian: запах and обоняние and обонять and пахнуть  
    Spanish: oler and olor   Swedish: lukt and lukta  
    Telugu: వాసన  
     
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