odor

odor
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Pleasant smell
Nouns
1. odor, odorousness, smell, scent, effluvium; emanation, exhalation; fume, essence, trail, redolence; pungency; fragrance, aroma, perfume, bouquet, ambrosia, ester; sense of smell, olfaction. See malodorousness.
2. incense; frankincense, myrrh; pastille; perfumes of Arabia; attar; balsam; bergamot, balm, civet, musk, potpourri; cachou; pomander, potpourri; nosegay; scent, scentbag; sachet, smelling salts, vinaigrette; [eau de] cologne, toilet water. Slang, rape fluid.
Verbs
1. be fragrant, have an odor or perfume, smell sweet; smell of, exhale; give out a smell; scent, perfume, embalm.
2. smell, scent; snuff [up]; sniff; nose, inhale; get wind of. Slang, schmeck.
Adjectives — odorous, odoriferous; [strong-]smelling; strong-scented; redolent, aromatic, savory, sweet, fragrant, pungent, spicy, balmy, sweet-smelling or -scented, perfumed, fragrant as a rose; muscadine, ambrosial; reeking (see malodorousness); olfactory. Slang, funky.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. smell, perfume, fragrance, bouquet; see smell 1 , 2 .
See Synonym Study at smell .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
scent, smell, aroma, fragrance, essence, effluvium, redolence, fume, emanation, whiff, stench, stink, bouquet, perfume.
WORD FIND
types: foul, fetid, rank, goaty, musty, spring-fresh, herbal, floral, pungent, spicy, chemical, organic, fruity, sweet, sour, rancid, incense, civet, musk, potpourri, frankincense, sandalwood, myrrh, balsam, antiseptic, dank, stale, honeysuckle, lilac, putrid, carbolic, spindrift, ozone, fishy, diesel, ambrosial.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun The quality of something that may be perceived by the olfactory sense: aroma, scent, smell. See SMELLS.

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  • Odor — 〈m.; s, do|res; Med.〉 Geruch [lat.] * * * Odor, der; s, …ores [lat. odor] (Med.): Geruch, Duft. * * * Odor   [lateinisch] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Odor — O dor ([=o] d[ e]r), n. [OE. odor, odour, OF. odor, odour, F. odeur, fr. L. odor; akin to olere to smell, Gr. o zein, Lith. [*u]sti. Cf. {Olfactory}, {Osmium}, {Ozone}, {Redolent}.] [Written also {odour}.] Any smell, whether fragrant or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • odor — (n.) c.1300, from Anglo Fr. odour, from O.Fr. odor (Mod.Fr. odeur), from L. odorem (nom. odor) smell, scent, from PIE *od to smell (Cf. L. olere emit a smell, to smell of, with Sabine l for d ; Gk. ozein to smell; Armenian …   Etymology dictionary

  • odor — [ō′dər] n. [OFr < L < IE base * od , to smell, odor > Gr odmē, (var. of osmē), scent, Swed os, smell, suffocating gas] 1. a) that characteristic of a substance which makes it perceptible to the sense of smell b) a smell, whether pleasant …   English World dictionary

  • odór — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. odoru, Mc. odorze {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} bardzo intensywny nieprzyjemny zapach; odrażająca, przykra woń; smród, fetor : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Duszący, odpychający, trwały, nie do usunięcia odór. Odór bije, zalatuje… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Odor — (lat.), Geruch, welchen etwas verbreitet. Odor hircīnus, Bockgeruch, eigenthümlicher, bei Exanthemen, bes. bei Pockenkranken, bemerklicher Geruch. Odoramenta, Räucherwerk, Specerei. Odoratio (Odoratus), der Geruchsin u. Odoratus (Odōrus),… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Odor — der; s, ...ores [...re:s] <aus gleichbed. lat. odor zu odorare, vgl. ↑odorieren> Geruch (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Odor — (lat.), Geruch, Duft; O. hircinus (»Bocksgeruch«), der Schweißgeruch unter der Achsel …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • odor — |ô| s. m. Cheiro, aroma, perfume …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • odor — *smell, scent, aroma Analogous words: *fragrance, perfume, redolence, incense, bouquet …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • odor — [n] scent air, aroma, bouquet, effluvium, efflux, emanation, essence, exhalation, flavor, fragrance, musk, perfume, pungence, pungency, redolence, smell, snuff, stench, stink, tang, tincture, trail, whiff; concept 599 …   New thesaurus

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