give off an odor

give off an odor
smell, have an odor
  

After sitting in the sun, the dead fish gave off a strong odor.


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  • give off — verb 1. have as a by product (Freq. 2) The big cities gave off so many wonderful American qualities • Hypernyms: ↑have, ↑feature • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Something s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • To give off — Give Give (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Give — (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth. giban. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Odor — Aroma redirects here. For other uses, see Aroma (disambiguation). Allegory of the senses by Jan Brueghel the Elder, Museo del Prado An odor or odour is caused by one or more volatilized chemical compounds, generally at a very low concentration,… …   Wikipedia

  • odor — n. smell 1) to emit, exude, give off, produce an odor 2) to perceive; recognize an odor 3) a faint, slight; fetid, foul, rank, unpleasant; heavy; musty; pleasant; pungent, strong odor 4) an odor emanates from repute (BE) 5) in bad; good odor …   Combinatory dictionary

  • odor — US var. of ODOUR. * * * odour [odour odours] (especially US odor) [ˈəʊdə(r)] [ˈoʊdər] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Odor in the Court — Ugly Betty episode Episode no. Season 2 Episode 12 Directed by Victor Nelli, Jr. Written by …   Wikipedia

  • To give and take — Give Give (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To give away — Give Give (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To give back — Give Give (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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