Definitions of smell

The word smell uses 5 letters:ellms.

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n. - 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

n. - To detect or perceive, as if by the sense of smell; to scent out; -- often with out. 2

n. - To give heed to. 2

v. i. - To affect the olfactory nerves; to have an odor or scent; -- often followed by of; as, to smell of smoke, or of musk. 2

v. i. - To have a particular tincture or smack of any quality; to savor; as, a report smells of calumny. 2

v. i. - To exercise the sense of smell. 2

v. i. - To exercise sagacity. 2

v. t. - The sense or faculty by which certain qualities of bodies are perceived through the instrumentally of the olfactory nerves. See Sense. 2

v. t. - The quality of any thing or substance, or emanation therefrom, which affects the olfactory organs; odor; scent; fragrance; perfume; as, the smell of mint. 2


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