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See definition of smelled on Dictionary.com
  • verbperceive with the nose
  • verbhave an odor

synonyms for smelled

  • breathe
  • detect
  • inhale
  • sniff
  • discover
  • find
  • identify
  • nose
  • scent
  • snuff
  • get a whiff

antonyms for smelled

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  • lose
  • miss
  • pass by
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    How to use smelled in a sentence

    He did not know what the scent was, but it smelled rich and artificial, and he disliked to associate it with his new friend.
    ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
    He would have smelled those fellows out before we were within forty rods of them.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
    Bruno smelled Jack, gave a short yelp and, lifting one of his paws, offered it to him.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
    The moment he smelled the moist earth of the river bank, he literally ran into the water and lay there.
    KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
    He reached into the plastic container and drew forth a handful of brownish objects that smelled to Kieran like dried fruit.
    THE STARS, MY BROTHERSEDMOND HAMILTON
    He was suspicious of magic coffee, but it smelled so good that he could not resist it; so he answered: "If you please, Madam."
    THE TIN WOODMAN OF OZL. FRANK BAUM
    Of thy gods 'tis said, 'a nose they have but smell not,' while our God 'smelled the sweet savor.'
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    I couldn't help seeing how rotten the thing must be if it smelled that way to the men on its own pay-rolls.
    THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
    Underneath them all was a rich, sweet smell that I had smelled before, but I couldn't tell what it was.
    THE PROFESSIONAL APPROACHCHARLES LEONARD HARNESS
    Something he had smelled, or heard, or seen, without conscious recognition.
    HUNTER PATROLHENRY BEAM PIPER AND JOHN J. MCGUIRE
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