HyperDic: odour

English > 2 senses of the word odour:
NOUNcognitionodour, smell, odor, olfactory sensation, olfactory perceptionthe sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
attributeodour, olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, scentany property detected by the olfactory system
English > odour: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form.
Synonymssmell, odor, olfactory sensation, olfactory perception
NarroweracridityHaving an acrid smell
aroma, fragrance, perfume, scentA distinctive odor that is pleasant
malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitisA distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
scentAn odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced
Broadersensation, esthesis, aesthesis, sense experience, sense impression, sense datumAn unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
Spanisholor, percepción olfativa
Catalanaroma, olor, percepció olfativa
Verbsodourisecause to smell or be smelly
English > odour: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningAny property detected by the olfactory system.
Synonymsolfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, scent
Attributesodorless, odourless, inodorousHaving no odor
odorousHaving odor or a characteristic odor
Narrowerbouquet, fragrance, fragrancy, redolence, sweetnessA pleasingly sweet olfactory property
malodorousness, stinkiness, foulness, rankness, fetidnessThe attribute of having a strong offensive smell
muskinessHaving the olfactory properties of musk
rancidnessThe property of being rancid / rancid
BroaderpropertyA basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
Spanisharoma, olor
Catalanaroma, olor
Verbsodourisecause to smell or be smelly

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