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See: Word Sense, Sentence Sense, Sensing Task, Sensing Capability, Perceive, Observe.


   * S: (n) sense (a general conscious awareness) "a sense of security"; "a sense of happiness"; "a sense of danger"; "a sense of self"
   * S: (n) sense, signified (the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted) "the dictionary gave several senses for the word"; "in the best sense charity is really a duty"; "the signifier is linked to the signified"
   * S: (n) sense, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory faculty (the faculty through which the external world is apprehended) "in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"
   * S: (n) common sense, good sense, gumption, horse sense, sense, mother wit (sound practical judgment) "Common sense is not so common"; "he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples"; "fortunately she had the good sense to run away"
   * S: (n) sense (a natural appreciation or ability) "a keen musical sense"; "a good sense of timing"
   * S: (v) feel, sense (perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles) "He felt the wind"; "She felt an object brushing her arm"; "He felt his flesh crawl"; "She felt the heat when she got out of the car"
   * S: (v) sense (detect some circumstance or entity automatically) "This robot can sense the presence of people in the room"; "particle detectors sense ionization"
   * S: (v) smell, smell out, sense (become aware of not through the senses but instinctively) "I sense his hostility"; "i smell trouble"; "smell out corruption"
   * S: (v) sense (comprehend) "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"

  1. One of the methods for a living being to gather data about the world; sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste.
  2. A general conscious awareness.
         a sense of security
  3. Sound practical judgment, as in common sense
  4. The meaning, reason, or value of something.
         You don’t make any sense.
  5. A natural appreciation or ability
         A keen musical sense
  6. (pragmatics) The way that a referent is presented.
  7. (semantics) A single conventional use of a word; one of the entries for a word in a dictionary.