Bedeutung von “smell” — Learner’s Dictionary

smell

verb us uk /smel/ past tense and past participle smelled, also UK smelt
Extra Examples
His breath smells of garlic.The wine smells like blackcurrants.Something smells good. What are you cooking?The room smelt of disinfectant.This soup smells interesting. What's in it?
smell of/like; smell delicious/horrible, etc

B1 to have a particular quality that people notice by using their nose:

I've been cooking, so my hands smell of garlic.
That soup smells delicious - what's in it?
NOTICE [ T ]

B1 to notice something by using your nose:

I think I can smell something burning.
UNPLEASANT [ I ]

B1 to have an unpleasant smell:

Your running shoes really smell!
PUT YOUR NOSE NEAR [ T ]

B1 to put your nose near something and breathe in so that you can notice its smell:

Come and smell these flowers.
ABILITY [ I ]

B2 to have the ability to notice smells:

Dogs can smell much better than humans.

(Definition von “smell verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)