Translation of "scent" - English-German dictionary


verb /sent/

to discover by the sense of smell

The dog scented a cat.

to suspect

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

to cause to smell pleasantly

The roses scented the air.
scented adjective

(negative unscented) sweet-smelling

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)