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  Definition of sense
  1. sound practical judgment; "I can''t see the sense in doing it now"; "he hasn''t got the sense God gave little green apples"; "fortunately she had the good sense to run away"
  2. the faculty through which the external world is apprehended; "in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"
  3. a general conscious awareness; "a sense of security"; "a sense of happiness"; "a sense of danger"; "a sense of self"
  4. a natural appreciation or ability; "a keen musical sense"; "a good sense of timing"
  5. the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted; "the dictionary gave several senses for the word"; "in the best sense charity is really a duty"; "the signifier is linked to the signified"
  6. comprehend; "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"
  7. become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I sense his hostility"
  8. perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles; "He felt the wind"; "She felt an object brushing her arm"; "He felt his flesh crawl"; "She felt the heat when she got out of the car"
  9. detect some circumstance or entity automatically; "This robot can sense the presence of people in the room"; "particle detectors sense ionization"
Similar Words: common sense, good sense, gumption, horse sense, mother wit, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory faculty, signified, feel

 

Hyponyms: logic, nous, road sense, modality, sense modality, sensory system, sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility, sense of direction, sense of responsibility, word meaning, word sense, acceptation

 

Grouped Verbs: feel

 

Derivational Morphology: feel, sensitize, sensitise, sensify, sensibilize, sensibilise, common sense, good sense, gumption, horse sense, mother wit, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory faculty, sense experience, sense impression, sense datum, detector, sensor, sensing element, sensing, perception, tactile property, feeling

 

Anagrams: Essen

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: sensació and significat   Chinese: 意義 and 感覺  
Danish: fornemmelse   Dutch: betekenis and gevoel  
Finnish: merkitys and tunto   French: sens  
German: Gefühl and Sinn   Hebrew: מובן and תחושה  
Hungarian: értelem and érzés   Italian: senso  
Japanese: 意味 and 感覚   Korean: 감각  
Portuguese: senso and sentido   Russian: смысл and чувство  
Slovene: občutek and pomen   Spanish: sensación and significado  
Swedish: betydelse and sinne   Telugu: స్పృహ  
 
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