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Engelsk navneord: smell

1. smell (om erkendelse) the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe loved the smell of roses.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)odor, odour, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation


Mindre specifikke termeraesthesis, esthesis, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression


Mere specifikke termeracridity, aroma, fetor, foetor, fragrance, malodor, malodour, mephitis, perfume, reek, scent, scent, stench, stink

2. smell (om egenskab) any property detected by the olfactory system


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aroma, odor, odour, olfactory property, scent


Mindre specifikke termerproperty


Mere specifikke termerbouquet, fetidness, foulness, fragrance, fragrancy, malodorousness, muskiness, rancidness, rankness, redolence, stinkiness, sweetness


Kendetegnerinodorous, odorless, odorous, odourless

3. smell (om tilstand) the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe feel of the city excited him.
A clergyman improved the tone of the meeting.
It had the smell of treason.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, look, spirit, tone


Mindre specifikke termerambiance, ambience, atmosphere


Mere specifikke termerHollywood, Zeitgeist

4. smell (om erkendelse) the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)olfaction, olfactory modality, sense of smell


Mindre specifikke termerexteroception, modality, sense modality, sensory system


Mere specifikke termernose

5. smell (om handling) the act of perceiving the odor of something


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)smelling


Mindre specifikke termerperception, sensing


Mere specifikke termersniff, snuff


Engelsk udsagnsord: smell

1. smell (om opfattelse) inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense


Eksempler på anvendelseThe customs agents smell the bags for drugs


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termercomprehend, perceive


Mere specifikke termerget a noseful, get a whiff, nose, scent, sniff, snuff, snuffle, whiff, wind

2. smell (om opfattelse) emit an odor


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe soup smells good.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe food does smell good


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something ----s Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s Adjective


Mindre specifikke termercause to be perceived


Mere specifikke termersmell

3. smell (om opfattelse) smell bad


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe rarely washes, and he smells.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termersmell


Mere specifikke termerreek, salute, stink

4. smell (om opfattelse) have an element suggestive (of something)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis speeches smacked of racism.
This passage smells of plagiarism.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)reek, smack


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerevoke, paint a picture, suggest

5. smell (om erkendelse) become aware of not through the senses but instinctively


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI sense his hostility.
I smell trouble.
Smell out corruption.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sense, smell out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerperceive









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