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1 scent /ˈsɛnt/ noun
plural scents
1 scent
/ˈsɛnt/
noun
plural scents
Learner's definition of SCENT
[count]
: a pleasant smell that is produced by something
: a smell that is left by an animal or person and that can be sensed and followed by some animals (such as dogs)
often used figuratively
[singular]
: a slight indication of something that is going to happen or that might happen
: a quality that suggests or shows the existence of something
[count, noncount] : a liquid that is put on your body to give it a pleasant odor : perfume
2 scent /ˈsɛnt/ verb
scents; scented; scenting
2 scent
/ˈsɛnt/
verb
scents; scented; scenting
Learner's definition of SCENT
[+ object]
: to become aware of (something) by smell often used figuratively
: to give (something) a pleasing smell
often used as (be) scented
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