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Synonyms of sense in English:


  • 1 the sense of touch
    sensory faculty, feeling, sensation, perception;
    sight, hearing, touch, taste, smell
  • 2 a sense of guilt
    feeling, awareness, sensation, consciousness, recognition
  • 3 a sense of humor
    appreciation, awareness, understanding, comprehension, discernment
    informal nose
  • 4 she had the sense to press the panic button
    wit, intelligence, cleverness, shrewdness, judgment, reason, logic, brain(s)
    informal gumption, horse sense, savvy, (street) smarts
    [Antonyms] stupidity
  • 5 I can't see the sense in this
    purpose, point, reason, object, motive;
    use, value, advantage, benefit
  • 6 the different senses of “well”
    meaning, definition, import, signification, significance, purport, implication, nuance;
  • verb

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  • 1 she sensed their hostility
    discern, feel, observe, notice, recognize, pick up (on), be aware of, distinguish, make out, identify;
    comprehend, apprehend, see, appreciate, realize;
    suspect, have a funny feeling about, have a hunch about, divine, intuit
    informal catch on to
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