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scent

verb /sent/
to discover by the sense of smell
oler, olfatear
The dog scented a cat.
to suspect
olerse algo, sospechar
As soon as he came into the room I scented trouble.
to cause to smell pleasantly
perfumar
The roses scented the air.
scented adjective (opposite unscented) sweet-smelling
perfumado
scented soap.
put/throw (someone) off the scent to give (a person) wrong information so that he will not find the person, thing etc he is looking for
despistar a alguien
She told the police a lie in order to throw them off the scent.
Translations of “scent”
in French flairer, parfumer…
in German wittern, riechen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動物)嗅出,聞到, 覺察出, 預感到…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动物)嗅出,闻到, 觉察出, 预感到…
(Definition of scent from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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