Results for smell

Definitions of smell:

part of speech: verb transitive

To perceive by the nose:- pa. t. and pa. p. smelled or smelt.

part of speech: noun

That quality of bodies which affects the sense of smell; the sensation felt by means of the nerves in the nose; odor.

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Smelled, smelt.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To affect the nose: to have odor: to use the sense of smell.

part of speech: noun

The quality of bodies which affects the nose: odor: perfume: the sense which perceives this quality.

part of speech: verb

To preceive by the nerves of the nose; to have a particular odour or scent; to exercise sagacity.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To have an odor; as, this room smells of sulphur; the power of perceiving by the sense of smell: with of; as, smell of this flower.

part of speech: present participle

Smelling.

part of speech: noun

The faculty of perceiving by the organs of the nose certain qualities of bodies; one of the nose certain qualitites of bodies; one of the five senses; scent; odour.

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