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Definition 1: a toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for perfume in the sense of this definition

(perfume is a kind of ...) artifacts used in making your toilet (washing and taking care of your body)

(... is a kind of perfume ) a perfumed liquid made of essential oils and alcohol

(... is a kind of perfume ) a heavy perfume made from the patchouli plant

(... is a kind of perfume ) perfumes in general

(... is a kind of perfume ) a jar of mixed flower petals and spices used as perfume

(... is a kind of perfume ) perfume consisting of water scented with oil of roses

(... is a kind of perfume ) a perfumed liquid lighter than cologne

Definition 2: a distinctive odor that is pleasant - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for perfume in the sense of this definition

(perfume is a kind of ...) the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form

"she loved the smell of roses"

(... is a kind of perfume ) the pleasing scent produced when incense is burned

"incense filled the room"

Definition 3: apply perfume to - [verb of body]

Samples where perfume or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She perfumes herself every day

Synonyms for perfume in the sense of this definition

(perfume is a kind of ...) care for one's external appearance

"He is always well-groomed"

Definition 4: fill or impregnate with an odor - [verb of perception]

Samples where perfume or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • orange blossoms perfumed the air in the garden

Synonyms for perfume in the sense of this definition

(perfume is a kind of ...) cause to smell or be smelly

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