Translation of "scent" - English-German dictionary

scent

verb /sent/

to discover by the sense of smell

wittern
The dog scented a cat.

to suspect

wittern
As soon as he came into the room I scented trouble.

to cause to smell pleasantly

riechen
The roses scented the air.
scented adjective

(negative unscented) sweet-smelling

duftend
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

von der richtigen Spur ablenken
She told the police a lie in order to throw them off the scent.

(Translation of “scent” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)