Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb smell_out

2 senses of smell out

Sense 1
sniff out, scent out, smell out, nose out -- (recognize or detect by or as if by smelling; "He can smell out trouble")

Sense 2
smell, smell out, sense -- (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")

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