ALL meanings of sense

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  • noun sense smell, sight, touch, etc. 1
  • noun sense rational thinking 1
  • noun sense perception 1
  • noun,plural sense judgment, sanity 1
  • transitive verb sense become aware of 1
  • transitive verb sense detect 1
  • noun sense consensus 1
  • noun sense meaning 1
  • noun sense any of the faculties, as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch, by which humans and animals perceive stimuli originating from outside or inside the body: My sense of smell tells me that dinner is ready. 1
  • noun sense these faculties collectively. 1
  • noun sense their operation or function; sensation. 1
  • noun sense a feeling or perception produced through the organs of touch, taste, etc., or resulting from a particular condition of some part of the body: to have a sense of cold. 1
  • noun sense a faculty or function of the mind analogous to sensation: the moral sense. 1
  • noun sense any special capacity for perception, estimation, appreciation, etc.: a sense of humor. 1
  • noun sense Usually, senses. clear and sound mental faculties; sanity: Have you taken leave of your senses? 1
  • noun sense a more or less vague perception or impression: a sense of security. 1
  • noun sense a mental discernment, realization, or recognition; acuteness: a just sense of the worth of a thing. 1
  • noun sense the recognition of something as incumbent or fitting: a sense of duty. 1
  • noun sense sound practical intelligence: He has no sense. 1
  • noun sense something that is sensible or reasonable: Try to talk sense instead of shouting. 1
  • noun sense the meaning or gist of something: You missed the sense of his statement. 1
  • noun sense the value or worth of something; merit: There's no sense in worrying about the past. 1
  • noun sense the meaning of a word or phrase in a specific context, especially as isolated in a dictionary or glossary; the semantic element in a word or group of words. 1
  • noun sense an opinion or judgment formed or held, especially by an assemblage or body of persons: the sense of a meeting. 1
  • noun sense Genetics. a DNA sequence that is capable of coding for an amino acid (distinguished from nonsense). 1
  • noun sense Mathematics. one of two opposite directions in which a vector may point. 1
  • verb with object sense to perceive (something) by the senses; become aware of. 1
  • verb with object sense to grasp the meaning of; understand. 1
  • verb with object sense (of certain mechanical devices) to detect physical phenomena, as light, temperature, radioactivity, etc., mechanically, electrically, or photoelectrically. 1
  • verb with object sense Computers. to read (punched holes, tape, data, etc.) mechanically, electrically, or photoelectrically. 1
  • idioms sense come to one's senses, to regain one's good judgment or realistic point of view; become reasonable. 1
  • idioms sense in a sense, according to one explanation or view; to a certain extent: In a sense it may have been the only possible solution. 1
  • idioms sense make sense, to be reasonable or comprehensible: His attitude doesn't make sense. 1
  • countable noun sense Your senses are the physical abilities of sight, smell, hearing, touch, and taste. 0
  • verb sense If you sense something, you become aware of it or you realize it, although it is not very obvious. 0
  • singular noun sense If you have a sense that something is the case, you think that it is the case, although you may not have firm, clear evidence for this belief. 0
  • singular noun sense If you have a sense of guilt or relief, for example, you feel guilty or relieved. 0
  • singular noun sense If you have a sense of something such as duty or justice, you are aware of it and believe it is important. 0
  • singular noun sense Someone who has a sense of timing or style has a natural ability with regard to timing or style. You can also say that someone has a bad sense of timing or style. 0
  • uncountable noun sense Sense is the ability to make good judgments and to behave sensibly. 0
  • singular noun sense If you say that there is no sense or little sense in doing something, you mean that it is not a sensible thing to do because nothing useful would be gained by doing it. 0
  • countable noun sense A sense of a word or expression is one of its possible meanings. 0
  • noun sense any of the faculties by which the mind receives information about the external world or about the state of the body. In addition to the five traditional faculties of sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell, the term includes the means by which bodily position, temperature, pain, balance, etc, are perceived 0
  • noun sense such faculties collectively; the ability to perceive 0
  • noun sense a feeling perceived through one of the senses 0
  • noun sense a mental perception or awareness 0
  • noun sense moral discernment; understanding 0
  • noun sense sound practical judgment or intelligence 0
  • noun sense reason or purpose 0
  • noun sense substance or gist; meaning 0
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