Translation of sense in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 countable (physical faculty) the sense of hearing/smell/taste/touchthe sense of sightel (sentido del) oído/olfato/gusto/tacto(el sentido de) la vista(before noun) (data/impressions)Example sentences1.2
also: senses plural(rational state) See examples: no one in his (right) senses would do something like thatat last she came to her senses and went backuna persona en su (sano) juicio or en sus cabales no haría una cosa asíI tried to bring her to her sensespor fin entró en razón y volviówhen I came to my senses, I found myself in hospitalintenté hacerla entrar en razónto be out of one's sensescuando recobré el conocimiento or volví en mí, me di cuenta de que estaba en un hospitalto take leave of one's senses have you taken leave of your senses?no estar en sus ( or mis etc) cabalesestar loco¿tú has perdido el juicio?¿tú te has vuelto loco?
- Sensory evaluation is analysis of product attributes perceived by the human senses of smell, taste, touch, sight, and hearing.
- The wall will include different pieces of artwork to stimulate various senses including touch, smell, sight and sound.
- It is through our senses - sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch - that we perceive the world around us.
- 2 2.1 (impression) (no plural) the mirror gives the room a sense of spaceI felt a sense of belonging/betrayalel espejo le da una sensación de espacio or de amplitud a la habitaciónshe has an exaggerated sense of her own importanceme sentí aceptado/traicionado2.2 countable or uncountable (awareness) sense of direction/rhythm/colorse cree más importante de lo que esshe has a good sense of balancesentido de la orientación/del ritmo/del colorthe Irish have a strong sense of historytiene mucho equilibrioshe has no sense of fearlos irlandeses tienen un arraigado sentido de la historiashe has no sense of decencyno sabe lo que es el miedono es nada miedosahe has no sense of occasionno tiene vergüenzaChristmas this year lacked a sense of occasiones muy inoportunoI lost all sense of timeno hubo ambiente navideño esta Navidadsense of humor she has a great sense of funperdí completamente la noción del tiempohis lack of business sensesabe verle el lado divertido a las cosassu falta de visión para los negociosExample sentences
- She has stage presence and a keen sense of the absurd, particularly in the political realm.
- I therefore approach this case with a keen sense of its importance.
- We are looking for a reporter with a keen news sense and a strong awareness of the issues of importance to our readers.
- It suggests a sense of urgency and excitement, as do some of the hand-written articles in here.
- But mention the impending transfer deadline and the banalities are overwhelmed by his sense of urgency.
- There's a sense of urgency on every single point, on every shot, and it's an incredible challenge.
- 3 uncountable 3.1also: common senseuse a bit of sense!have you no sense?usa la cabeza or tu sentido comúnshe had the (good) sense to leave her phone number¿eres tonto o qué?he didn't have the sense to tell metuvo la sensatez or el tino de dejar su número de teléfonoI have more sense than to contradict my bossno se le ocurrió avisarmeno tuvo el tino de avisarmeto knock o beat some sense into somebodyno soy tan tonto como para contradecir a mi jefethe new Minister talks a lot of sensehacer entrar en razón a alguienI can't make him see senseel nuevo ministro dice muchas cosas sensatasyou haven't got the sense you were born withno puedo hacerlo entrar en razón3.2 (point, value) there's not much sense in doing it againno tienes ni pizca de sentido comúnwhat's the sense of staying at home?no tiene mucho sentido volver a hacerlo¿qué sentido tiene quedarse en casa?Example sentences
- If we suffer for no reason, if we can find no sense, no reason to our suffering, it makes us crazy.
- If the reasons make no sense and are without foundation then I should so rule.
- Ethical living is promoted not because it makes rational sense, but because it offers a guide for personal behaviour.
- 4 countable 4.1 (meaning) in the true sense of the wordin every sense of the worden el verdadero sentido de la palabrawhat is the sense of this sentence?en todo sentidothe different senses of the word¿qué significa or cuál es el significado de esta oración?in the figurative/literal sense of the wordlas distintas acepciones or los distintos significados de la palabrahe is a professional in the full sense (of the term)en el sentido figurado/literal de la palabra or del término4.2 (aspect, way) See examples: in a sense they're both correctes un profesional en toda la extensión de la palabrathey would be better off in many senses/in every sense if they stayeden cierto modo or sentido ambos tienen razónit must in no sense be taken as the final offersaldrían ganando en muchos aspectos/en todo sentido si se quedaranno debe de ningún modo or de ninguna manera interpretarse como la oferta finalExample sentences
- So many people today, not least those who blog, claim to be cynics, yet are not, in the strictest sense of the word.
- By default, the relation is one of possession, in the strict sense of the word.
- We were in over our heads - in both senses of the expression.
- 5to make sense 5.1 (be comprehensible)this sentence doesn't make much sensetener sentidoyou're not making senseesta frase no tiene mucho sentidoto make sense of somethinglo que dices no tiene sentidoI can't make sense of this letterentender algohe writes in order to try and make sense of his own experienceno logro entender esta carta5.2 (be sensible) See examples: I thought that what he said made a lot of senseescribe para tratar de interpretar sus propias experienciasit makes sense to invest in goldme pareció que lo que dijo era muy razonable or sensatoit makes no sense to hire more staff nowconviene invertir en oroit doesn't make economic senseno tiene mucho sentido contratar más personal en este momentono es recomendable desde el punto de vista económico
- 1.1 (be aware of) I sensed that they weren't very happy1.2 (detect) (Technology)sentí or intuí que no estaban muy contentosExample sentences1.3 (understand)
darse cuenta deExample sentences
- The device can also be configured to provide different audible sounds for different movements that are sensed by the device.
- The study by Goodman et al is an example of a study using an objective technique for measuring inhaler skills, a computer sensing device.
- Modern sensing devices detect objects or terrain disturbances even though they are well camouflaged.
- Her father sensed her fear and discomfort and drew her to one side.
- His father must have sensed it too, because he pulled away and turned around and left, pretty quickly.
- Growing up in a bad neighborhood in Chicago had made Randy able to sense certain things.
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