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sense US English

A faculty by which the body perceives an external stimulus; one of the faculties of sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch

sense US Thesaurus

the sense of touch

see sense US English

Realize that one is wrong and start acting sensibly

dress sense US English

A good instinct for selecting garments which suit the wearer

horse sense US English

Common sense

moral sense US English

The ability to distinguish between right and wrong

road sense US English

A person’s capacity for safe behaviour on the road, especially in traffic

make sense US English

Be intelligible, justifiable, or practicable

sense datum US English

An immediate object of perception, which is not a material object; a sense impression

sense organ US English

An organ of the body that responds to external stimuli by conveying impulses to the sensory nervous system

sixth sense US English

A supposed intuitive faculty giving awareness not explicable in terms of normal perception

common sense US English

Good sense and sound judgment in practical matters

in a sense US English

Used to indicate a particular interpretation of a statement or situation

common sense US Thesaurus

I had the common sense to phone an ambulance instead of yelling at him to get up

common sense New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen when attributive)

sense of humor US English

The ability to perceive humor or appreciate a joke

make sense of US English

Find meaning or coherence in

sense-experience US English

Experience that is derived from the senses

sense of direction US English

A person’s ability to know without explicit guidance the direction in which they are or should be moving

talk sense into US English

Persuade (someone) to behave more sensibly

sense of proportion US English

The ability to judge the relative importance or seriousness of things

purpose US English

A person’s sense of resolve or determination

see sense in see1 US English

Realize that one is wrong and start acting sensibly

belong US English

(Of a person) fit in a specified place or environment

make sense in sense US English

Be intelligible, justifiable, or practicable

know someone in the biblical sense US English

Have sexual intercourse with someone

achievement US English

The process or fact of achieving something

entitlement US English

The belief that one is inherently deserving of privileges or special treatment

in a sense in sense US English

Used to indicate a particular interpretation of a statement or situation

sense of humor in humor US English

The ability to perceive humor or appreciate a joke

make sense of in sense US English

Find meaning or coherence in


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