Cent Vs Scent Vs Sent

Homophones are the words that sound the same, yet have different meanings.

Cent Vs Scent Vs Sent

Cent: (n) A fractional monetary unit of several countries, a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit.

For e.g.

  • There was not a cent to be earned from the business.
  • I earned 5 cents yesterday.

Scent: (n) A distinctive odour that is plesant, perfume.

For e.g.

  • The flower has a wonderful scent.
  • The scent was indeed sweet.

Sent: (v) cause to go somewhere; past and past participle of send

For e.g.

  • The flower has a wonderful scent.
  • The goods were sent abroad.

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