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sense

 
Noun sense has 5 senses
  1. sense - a general conscious awareness; "a sense of security"; "a sense of happiness"; "a sense of danger"; "a sense of self"
    --1 is a kind of
    awareness, consciousness, cognizance, cognisance, knowingness
    --1 has particulars: sense of direction; sense of responsibility
    Derived forms: verb sense3, verb sensify1
  2. sense, signified - 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"
    --2 is a kind of meaning, significance, signification, import
    --2 has particulars: word meaning, word sense, acceptation
  3. sense, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory faculty - 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 is a kind of faculty, mental faculty, module
    --3 has particulars:
     modality, sense modality, sensory system; sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility
    Derived forms: verb sense2, verb sense1, verb sensify1
  4. common sense, good sense, gumption, horse sense, sense, mother wit - 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"
    --4 is a kind of sagacity, sagaciousness, judgment, judgement, discernment
    --4 has particulars: logic; nous; road sense
    Derived form: verb sense4
  5. sense - a natural appreciation or ability; "a keen musical sense"; "a good sense of timing"
    --5 is a kind of
    appreciation, grasp, hold
Verb sense has 4 senses
  1. feel, sense - 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"
    --1 is one way to perceive, comprehend
    Derived forms: noun sense3, noun sensation5, noun sensation1, noun sensor1, noun sensing2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. sense - detect some circumstance or entity automatically; "This robot can sense the presence of people in the room"; "particle detectors sense ionization"
    --2 is one way to
    detect, observe, find, discover, notice
    Derived form: noun sense3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. sense - become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I sense his hostility"
    --3 is one way to
    perceive
    Derived form: noun sense1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  4. sense - comprehend; "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"
    --4 is one way to
    understand
    Derived form: noun sense4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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