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Definition of Smell

  1. noun To perceive by the olfactory nerves, or organs of smell; to have a sensation of, excited through the nasal organs when affected by the appropriate materials or qualities; to obtain the scent of; as, to smell a rose; to smell perfumes.
  2. noun To detect or perceive, as if by the sense of smell; to scent out; -- often with out.
  3. noun To give heed to.
  4. intransitive verb To affect the olfactory nerves; to have an odor or scent; -- often followed by of; as, to smell of smoke, or of musk.
  5. intransitive verb To have a particular tincture or smack of any quality; to savor; as, a report smells of calumny.
  6. intransitive verb To exercise the sense of smell.
  7. intransitive verb To exercise sagacity.
  8. transitive verb The sense or faculty by which certain qualities of bodies are perceived through the instrumentally of the olfactory nerves. See Sense.
  9. transitive verb The quality of any thing or substance, or emanation therefrom, which affects the olfactory organs; odor; scent; fragrance; perfume; as, the smell of mint.

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  • Smell-less adjective Destitute of smell; having no odor.
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smell: Definition, Synonyms from Answers.com

smell v. , smelled , or smelt , smelling , smells . v.tr. To perceive the scent of (something) by means of the olfactory nerves

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smell (sm l) v. smelled or smelt (sm lt), smellВ·ing, smells. v.tr. 1. To perceive the scent of (something) by means of the olfactory nerves. 2. To sense the presence ...

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smell - Wiktionary

A sensation, pleasant or unpleasant, detected by inhaling air (or, the case of water-breathing animals, water) carrying airborne molecules of a substance ...

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verb (used with object) 1. to perceive the odor or scent of through the nose by means of the olfactory nerves; inhale the odor of: I smell something burning. 2. to ...

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Smell - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster ...

Definition of SMELL. transitive verb. 1: to perceive the odor or scent of through stimuli affecting the olfactory nerves : get the odor or scent of with the nose

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