Detailed Translations for smell from English to German


to smell verb (smells, smelled, smelling)

  1. to smell (stink; have something fishy about it)
    stinken; riechen
    • stinken verb (stinke, stinkst, stinkt, stank, stanket, gestunken)
    • riechen verb (rieche, riechst, riecht, roch, rocht, gerochen)
  2. to smell (browse; nose; ferret; pry)
    herumschnüffeln; spionieren
    • herumschnüffeln verb (schnüffle herum, schnüffelst herum, schnüffelt herum, schnüffelte herum, schnüffeltet herum, herumgeschnüffelt)
    • spionieren verb (spioniere, spionierst, spioniert, spionierte, spioniertet, spioniert)

Conjugations for smell:

  1. smell
  2. smell
  3. smells
  4. smell
  5. smell
  6. smell
simple past
  1. smelled
  2. smelled
  3. smelled
  4. smelled
  5. smelled
  6. smelled
present perfect
  1. have smelled
  2. have smelled
  3. has smelled
  4. have smelled
  5. have smelled
  6. have smelled
past continuous
  1. was smelling
  2. were smelling
  3. was smelling
  4. were smelling
  5. were smelling
  6. were smelling
  1. shall smell
  2. will smell
  3. will smell
  4. shall smell
  5. will smell
  6. will smell
continuous present
  1. am smelling
  2. are smelling
  3. is smelling
  4. are smelling
  5. are smelling
  6. are smelling
  1. be smelled
  2. be smelled
  3. be smelled
  4. be smelled
  5. be smelled
  6. be smelled
  1. smell!
  2. let's smell!
  3. smelled
  4. smelling
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

smell [the ~] noun

  1. the smell (aroma; scent)
    Aroma; der Geschmackszusatz
  2. the smell (scent; fragrance; odour; )
    Geruch; Geschmack; Aroma; Atem
  3. the smell (odour; scent; odor)
    der Hauch; der Gestank

Translation Matrix for smell:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Aroma aroma; bouquet; fragrance; odor; odour; perfume; scent; smell condiments; flavoring; flavouring; seasoning; seasonings; spices
Atem bouquet; fragrance; odor; odour; perfume; scent; smell
Geruch bouquet; fragrance; odor; odour; perfume; scent; smell bad odour; bad smell; nasty smell; nose; stench; stink
Geschmack bouquet; fragrance; odor; odour; perfume; scent; smell taste
Geschmackszusatz aroma; scent; smell flavoring; flavouring; seasoning
Gestank odor; odour; scent; smell bad odour; bad smell; nasty smell; stench; stink
Hauch odor; odour; scent; smell haze; light breez; mist; small craving; small sigh; small traces
- aroma; feel; feeling; flavor; flavour; look; odor; odour; olfaction; olfactory modality; olfactory perception; olfactory property; olfactory sensation; scent; sense of smell; smelling; spirit; tone
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
herumschnüffeln browse; ferret; nose; pry; smell look about; nose about; poke about; roam about; rove about; search about; snoop; wander
riechen have something fishy about it; smell; stink
spionieren browse; ferret; nose; pry; smell be a Peeping Tom; be on the lookout; browse; ferret about; ferret around; hunt; investigate; keep an eye out; nose about; nose around; peep; peer; play the spy; search; spy; spy on
stinken have something fishy about it; smell; stink
- reek; sense; smack; smell out
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- fumes; scent

Related Words for "smell":

  • smelling, smellable, smells

Synonyms for "smell":

Related Definitions for "smell":

  1. the act of perceiving the odor of something1
  2. any property detected by the olfactory system1
  3. the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents1
  4. the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form1
    • she loved the smell of roses1
  5. the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people1
    • it had the smell of treason1
  6. become aware of not through the senses but instinctively1
    • i smell trouble1
  7. emit an odor1
    • The soup smells good1
  8. smell bad1
    • He rarely washes, and he smells1
  9. inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense1
  10. have an element suggestive (of something)1
    • this passage smells of plagiarism1

Wiktionary Translations for smell:

  1. sensation
  2. sense
  1. sense with nose
  2. have the smell of
  3. have a particular smell
  1. intransitiv: Duftstoffe in die Umgebungsluft abgeben
  2. transitiv: den Geruch von etwas mit der Nase wahrnehmen.
  3. Zoologie: etwas oder jemanden riechen
  1. Medizin: Geruchssinn
  2. durch das Geruchsorgan wahrgenommene Ausdünstung

Cross Translation:
smell stinken; riechen ruiken — een geur verspreiden
smell riechen ruiken — een geur waarnemen
smell duften; riechen embaumerintroduire dans un cadavre des substances propres à empêcher qu’il ne se corrompre.
smell riechen; wittern flairerchercher à découvrir par l’odeur, en parlant du chien et de certains animaux.
smell Geruch odeursensation que produire sur l’odorat les émanations des corps.
smell Geruch odorat — Sens qui perçoit les odeurs (1)
smell stinken puersentir mauvais.
smell empfinden; fühlen; befühlen; tasten; antasten; betasten; tappen; duften; riechen; wittern sentir — Traductions à trier suivant le sens

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