Associations to the word «Scent»


SCENT, noun. A distinctive odour or smell.
SCENT, noun. An odour left by an animal that may be used for tracing.
SCENT, noun. The sense of smell.
SCENT, noun. A perfume.
SCENT, noun. (figuratively) Any trail or trace that can be followed to find something or someone.
SCENT, verb. To detect the scent of
SCENT, verb. To impart an odour to
SCENT, verb. To have a smell.
SCENT, verb. To hunt animals by means of the sense of smell.
SCENT HOUND, noun. A hunting dog that tracks prey using its sense of smell rather than by its vision.
SCENT HOUNDS, noun. Plural of scent hound
SCENT OUT, verb. (transitive) To find by following a scent.
SCENT PAD, noun. A patch of ground in which a person or object has intentionally applied a scent for a dog to track.

Dictionary definition

SCENT, noun. A distinctive odor that is pleasant.
SCENT, noun. An odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced.
SCENT, noun. Any property detected by the olfactory system.
SCENT, verb. Cause to smell or be smelly.
SCENT, verb. Catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs".
SCENT, verb. Apply perfume to; "She perfumes herself every day".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King