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sense British & World English

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

sense English Thesaurus

the sense of touch

see sense British & World English

Realize that one is wrong and start acting sensibly

dress sense British & World English

A good instinct for selecting garments which suit the wearer

moral sense British & World English

The ability to distinguish between right and wrong

road sense British & World English

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

make sense British & World English

Be intelligible, justifiable, or practicable

sense datum British & World English

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

sense organ British & World English

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

sixth sense British & World English

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

horse sense English Thesaurus

she has the horse sense to keep Dan from those wild schemes

common sense British & World English

Good sense and sound judgement in practical matters

in a sense British & World English

By a particular interpretation of a statement or situation

common sense English Thesaurus

he is quick to praise her professionalism and common sense

common sense New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen when attributive)

make sense of British & World English

Find meaning or coherence in

sense-experience British & World English

Experience that is derived from the senses

sense of direction British & World English

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

sense of humour British & World English

A person’s ability to appreciate humour

talk sense into British & World English

Persuade (someone) to behave more sensibly

sense of proportion British & World English

The ability to judge the relative importance or seriousness of things

purpose British & World English

A person’s sense of resolve or determination

see sense in see1 British & World English

Realize that one is wrong and start acting sensibly

belong British & World English

(Of a person) have an affinity for a specified place or situation

make sense in sense British & World English

Be intelligible, justifiable, or practicable

know someone in the biblical sense British & World English

Have sexual intercourse with someone

entitlement British & World English

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

in a sense in sense British & World English

By a particular interpretation of a statement or situation

sense of humour in humour British & World English

A person’s ability to appreciate humour

make sense of in sense British & World English

Find meaning or coherence in


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