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
Example sentences from the Web for sense
So, I grew up with a real sense of family, and even though there were often problems, it wasn’t like everything was just working, but there was a family there to help solve whatever it was.
So Google in a sense can see the connections between the articles and fact check database to better match fact checks with stories.Google now uses BERT to match stories with fact checks|Barry Schwartz|September 10, 2020|Search Engine Land
You build up these hierarchies of structures and they never end, in a sense.Talking Is Throwing Fictional Worlds at One Another - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Kevin Berger|September 9, 2020|Nautilus
This hijacking makes evolutionary sense, given that the bacteria enter the germline to ensure their vertical transmission.How Two Became One: Origins of a Mysterious Symbiosis Found|Viviane Callier|September 9, 2020|Quanta Magazine
In the Politics Report, Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts break down the ongoing real estate scandal so that readers have a better sense of how we got here.Morning Report: Hotel Workers Want Their Jobs Back|Voice of San Diego|September 8, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Then, as I sat here on this “throne,” this beautiful choir struck my ears and senses.
After a few minutes, I came to my senses enough to see an angry mob standing on the railway platform.As 30-Year Anniversary of Mass Killings in India Arrives, Sikhs Find Safety in USA|Simran Jeet Singh|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sachs adds, “All the senses that connect us with nature are important.”
The sexual acts are mysterious, unpredictable, and passionate; they tease your senses.What Porn Stars Find Sexy on TV: From ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Deadliest Catch’|Aurora Snow|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But you cannot deny that when you go you are experiencing the show through all of your senses.
It was when the face and figure of a great tragedian began to haunt her imagination and stir her senses.
I assured him I was well refreshed with his good entertainment and company, and as much in my senses as ever I was in my life.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
Not a zephyr ruffled the leaf of a rose, and a soft breathing fragrance bathed his reposing senses.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
A quick vision of death smote her soul, and for a second of time appalled and enfeebled her senses.
In making this marriage he had obeyed the cry of two voices within him, the voice of the senses and the voice of the soul.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
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.