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scent
British English: /sɛnt/
American English: /sɛnt/

Translation of scent in German:

noun

  • 1 (smell)
    Duft Mask.
    [figurative]
    [Vor]ahnung Fem.
    catch the scent of something
    den Duft von etwas in die Nase bekommen
  • 2 (Hunting) (also figurative) (trail)
    Fährte Fem.
    get/be on the [right] scent (literal or figurative)
    die richtige Fährte finden/auf der richtigen Fährte sein
    be on the scent of somebody/something [figurative]
    jemandem/einer Sache auf der Spur sein
    [lay or set] a false scent (literal or figurative)
    eine falsche Fährte [legen]
    put the hounds on/off the scent
    die Hunde auf die Fährte setzen/von der Fährte abbringen
    put or throw somebody off the scent [figurative]
    jemanden auf eine falsche Fährte bringen
    put somebody on the scent of somebody/something [figurative]
    jemanden auf jemandes Spur bringen/einer Sache Dat. auf die Spur bringen
    cold 1 11, → hot 1 10
  • 3 (British English) (perfume)
    Parfüm Neutr.
  • 4 (sense of smell)
    Geruchssinn Mask.
    [figurative] (power to detect) Spürsinn Mask.

transitive verb

Phrasal verbs

scent out

transitive verb (literal or figurative)

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