Synonyms for Scent:

n.

demonstration, the color of someone's money, suggestion, pointer, smoking gun, sign, illustration, mark, proof, evidence. bag, blood sports, track, big game, bait, marks, angling, bite, capture, spoor, cast. clue, lead, savour, show, savor. forecast, prophecy, presentiment, predict, promise, premonition, foretell, precognition, prediction, foresee. catch, olfactory, sniff out, taste, palate. fragrance (noun)
aroma, redolence, musk, essence, perfume, incense, breath, cachet, fragrance, bouquet.
perfume (noun)
cologne, eau de cologne, toilet water, Rose water, myrrh.
smell, aroma (noun)
bouquet, whiff, track, odor, trail, redolence, fragrance, incense, perfume, essence.

v.

detect, smell (verb)
nose.
perception (verb)
wind, nose.

Other synonyms:

olfactory, stink up, smell up. track, clue, exude, palate. taste. perfume
Rose water, cologne, eau de cologne, toilet water.
trace
spoor.

Usage examples for scent

  1. Every one has determined to put you off the scent – Petty Troubles of Married Life, Part First by Honore de Balzac
  2. He also began to scent underlying romance. – The Heath Hover Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  3. One was the man- scent which Cuffy did not like at all, and which made his legs want to run away. – The Tale of Cuffy Bear by Arthur Scott Bailey