smell out


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.smell out - recognize or detect by or as if by smellingsmell out - recognize or detect by or as if by smelling; "He can smell out trouble"
2.smell out - become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I sense his hostility"; "i smell trouble"; "smell out corruption"
perceive - become conscious of; "She finally perceived the futility of her protest"
Translations
يُكْتَشَف بواسِطَة الرائِحَه
vyčenichat
lugte sig frem til
òefa uppi
koklayarak bulmak

w>smell out

vt sep
rabbit, traitor etcaufspüren; plotaufdecken
these onions are smelling the house out!die Zwiebeln verpesten das ganze Haus!

smell

(smel) noun
1. the sense or power of being aware of things through one's nose. My sister never had a good sense of smell.
2. the quality that is noticed by using this power. a pleasant smell; There's a strong smell of gas.
3. an act of using this power. Have a smell of this!
verbpast tense, past participles smelled, ~smelt (smelt)
1. to notice by using one's nose. I smell gas; I thought I smelt (something) burning.
2. to give off a smell. The roses smelt beautiful; Her hands smelt of fish.
3. to examine by using the sense of smell. Let me smell those flowers.
-smelling
having a (particular kind of) smell. a nasty-smelling liquid; sweet-smelling roses.
ˈsmelly adjective
having a bad smell. smelly fish.
ˈsmelliness noun
smell out
to find (as if) by smelling. We buried the dog's bone, but he smelt it out again.
References in classic literature ?
What if he smell out falsely, bringing those to death who are innocent of evil?
As the others had done, so they did, and yet they worked otherwise, for this is the fashion of the Isanusis, that no two of them smell out in the same way.
Does the king bid me to smell out him of whom the spirits have spoken to me as the worker of this deed?