verb (used with object), sensed, sens·ing.
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Origin of sense
synonym study for sense
OTHER WORDS FROM sensehalf-sensed, adjectiveun·sensed, adjectiveun·sens·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for sense
In the absence of any competitions on the horizon, I just didn’t see how it made any sense to practice.School Sports Became ‘Clubs’ Amid the Pandemic – Now Two Coaches Are Out|Ashly McGlone|September 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
While I call these outlooks “depressed,” I mean it only in an economic sense.There’s growing consensus that oil demand won’t make a comeback|eamonbarrett|September 17, 2020|Fortune
Mixing flashy sexual parts and super-simple other parts makes sense for the plant kingdom’s extreme parasites.‘Vampire’ parasite challenges the definition of a plant|Susan Milius|September 16, 2020|Science News For Students
This makes sense — our previous research shows that playoff experience matters a lot in the NBA.The Miami Heat Act Like They’ve Been Here Before. They (Mostly) Haven’t.|Andres Waters|September 15, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
In the future, Microsoft reckons it could make sense to co-locate such underwater data centers with offshore wind farms.Microsoft hails success of its undersea data center experiment—and says it could have implications on dry land, too|David Meyer|September 15, 2020|Fortune
But give the Kingdom credit for its sense of mercy: The lashes will be administered only 50 at a time.
It may be fun and it may get them paid, until oversaturation ruins our sense for irony and destroys the market for it.
Other major news outlets made the same decision, hiding behind a misplaced sense of multicultural sensitivity.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And extortion makes a lot more sense before a story hits the news wire, not after.
Because they stopped and I thought, “OK, that makes sense,” and then all of a sudden I saw another issue!Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A constant sense of easy balance should be developed through poising exercises.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
There is, perhaps, in this childish suffering often something more than the sense of being homeless and outcast.Children's Ways|James Sully
In one sense, then, the new issue has adequate expansibility for ordinary needs.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
That is the only point in which one sees Liszt's sense of his own greatness; otherwise his manner is remarkably unassuming.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
In the close relation and affection of these last days, the sense of alienation and antagonism faded from both their hearts.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
British Dictionary definitions for sense
- the import of an expression as contrasted with its referent. Thus the morning star and the evening star have the same reference, Venus, but different senses
- the property of an expression by virtue of which its referent is determined
- that which one grasps in understanding an expression
- to test or locate the position of (a part of computer hardware)
- to read (data)
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Medical definitions for sense
Idioms and Phrases with sense
see come to one's senses; horse sense; in a sense; lull into (a false sense of security); make sense; sixth sense; take leave of (one's senses); talk sense.