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sense (n):
the faculty through which the external world is apprehended
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in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing
Related Words: sensationsentiencesentiency
sense (n):
sound practical judgment
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Common sense is not so common.
he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples.
fortunately she had the good sense to run away

Related Words: common
sense (n):
a general conscious awareness
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a sense of security.
a sense of happiness.
a sense of danger.
a sense of self
sense (n):
a natural appreciation or ability
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a keen musical sense.
a good sense of timing
sense (n):
the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
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the dictionary gave several senses for the word.
in the best sense charity is really a duty.
the signifier is linked to the signified
sense (v):
comprehend
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I sensed the real meaning of his letter
sense (v):
become aware of not through the senses but instinctively
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I sense his hostility.
i smell trouble.
smell out corruption
sense (v):
perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles
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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

Related Words: feel
sense (v):
detect some circumstance or entity automatically
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This robot can sense the presence of people in the room.
particle detectors sense ionization
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The more you know, the more you know you don't know

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The more knowledge you acquire, the more aware you are of how little you know about life


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