Translation of "scent" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /sent/ us /sent/

a nice smell

the sweet scent of orange blossoms

a nice-smelling liquid that people put on their skin


(Translation of “scent” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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

The roses scented the air.
scented adjective

(opposite 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

despistar a alguien
She told the police a lie in order to throw them off the scent.

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