verb (used with object), sensed, sens·ing.
WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM
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synonym study for sense
OTHER WORDS FROM sensehalf-sensed, adjectiveun·sensed, adjectiveun·sens·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for sense
Mail for Monarch Estates piled up at the house while he was living there, but Rossi said he couldn’t make any sense of what was going on.The Mystery House: How a Suspicious Multimillion Dollar Real Estate Deal Is Connected to California’s Deadliest Fire|by Scott Morris, Bay City News Foundation|August 26, 2020|ProPublica
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, meanwhile, is hoping a sense of duty will motivate Hong Kongers to sign up.Hong Kong’s new mass COVID testing scheme is free and voluntary—and some citizens are suspicious|eamonbarrett|August 26, 2020|Fortune
These Facetime or Zoom showings allow buyers to preview property and get a sense of the area before taking time out of their busy schedules to go see it.
Not waiting around, which would make sense somewhat since Yang himself left the hurly-burly of the campaign back in February.Will Andrew Yang Be the First Secretary of Technology?|Eugene Robinson|August 5, 2020|Ozy
These lyrics may not make a lot of sense, but there’s one, big grammatical error within them.Can You Correct These Grammatically Incorrect Song Lyrics?|Brigid Walsh|August 5, 2020|Everything After Z
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.
The senses are the only channels to the external world which we possess, and love must come through these channels or not at all.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
Faith indeed tells what the senses do not tell, but not the contrary of what they see.Pascal's Penses|Blaise Pascal
When he regained his senses he was no longer blindfold but lay on cushions in a huge twilit grotto.The Death of the Gods|Dmitri Mrejkowski
I judge that my swoon lasted four hours, and when I came to my senses I found myself in this horrible position.The Red True Story Book|Various
I listened, half disillusioned by his explanation, yet fearing that my senses were too slavishly obeying his suggestion.The Strolling Saint|Raphael Sabatini
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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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.