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sense

sense as in 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"

Synonyms

  • feelan intuitive awareness; the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; a property perceived by touch ; manual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure; undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds; perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles; be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state; have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude; undergo passive experience of; be felt or perceived in a certain way; grope or feel in search of something; examine by touch; examine (a body part) by palpation; find by testing or cautious exploration; produce a certain impression; pass one's hands over the sexual organs of
sense as in detect some circumstance or entity automatically
  • "This robot can sense the presence of people in the room"
  • "particle detectors sense ionization"
sense as in become aware of not through the senses but instinctively
  • "I sense his hostility"
  • "I smell trouble"
  • "smell out corruption"

Synonyms

  • smellinhale the odor of; emit an odor; smell bad; have an element suggestive (of something); become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; any property detected by the olfactory system ; the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents ; the act of perceiving the odor of something
  • smell outrecognize or detect by or as if by smelling; become aware of not through the senses but instinctively
sense as in comprehend
  • "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"
sense as in a general conscious awareness
  • "a sense of security"
  • "a sense of happiness"
  • "a sense of danger"
  • "a sense of self"
sense as in 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"

Synonyms

  • signifiedthe meaning of a word or expression
sense as in 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"

Synonyms

  • sensationan unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation; someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field ; a general feeling of excitement and heightened interest; a state of widespread public excitement and interest; the faculty through which the external world is apprehended
  • sentiencestate of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness; the faculty through which the external world is apprehended; the readiness to perceive sensations
  • sentiencythe faculty through which the external world is apprehended
  • sensory facultythe faculty through which the external world is apprehended
sense as in sound practical judgment
  • "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"

Synonyms

  • common sensesound practical judgment
  • good sensesound practical judgment
  • gumptionsound practical judgment; fortitude and determination
  • horse sensesound practical judgment
  • mother witsound practical judgment
sense as in a natural appreciation or ability
  • "a keen musical sense"
  • "a good sense of timing"