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sense

 
 
pronunciation:
sens
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
make sense
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of five ways to experience your environment. The senses are touch, smell, taste, sight, and hearing.
Dogs have a very good sense of smell.
definition 2: the power to reason; judgment.
He has good sense with regard to spending his money.
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part of speech: verb
inflections: senses, sensing, sensed
definition: to feel or experience by means of the senses.
Susan sensed the cold as soon as Rick opened the window.
similar words:
detect, feel
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phrase: make sense
Homophone Note
The words sense, cent(s)s, and scent(s)s sound alike but have different meanings.
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absence of certain senses
body parts involved with sensing
some activities of sensing
some descriptions of senses
some examples of senses
some kinds of senses
some qualities of senses
some results of sensing
some things that affect someone's senses
some things that are sensed