Synonyms of smell in English:

smell


See definition of smell

noun

1‘there was a smell of burning in the air’

SYNONYMS

odour, whiff

2‘the smell of new-mown grass’

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aroma, fragrance, scent, perfume, redolence, tang, savour

bouquet, nose

3‘27 cats lived there—you can imagine the smell’

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stench, stink, reek, fetidness, effluvium, miasma

British informal pong, niff, whiff, hum

Scottish informal guff

North American informal funk

rare fetor, malodour, mephitis


verb

1‘Peter smelled her perfume’

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get a whiff of, scent, get a sniff of, detect the smell of

2‘the dogs smelled each other’

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sniff, nose

3‘the room was dirty and it smelled’

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stink, stink to high heaven, reek, have a bad smell, be stinking, be malodorous

British informal pong, hum

4‘it smells like a hoax to me’

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give the impression of, smack of, savour of, have the hallmarks of, have all the signs of, appear like, seem like, have the air of, suggest