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sense

  

      n  
1    any of the faculties by which the mind receives information about the external world or about the state of the body. In addition to the five traditional faculties of sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell, the term includes the means by which bodily position, temperature, pain, balance, etc., are perceived  
2    such faculties collectively; the ability to perceive  
3    a feeling perceived through one of the senses  
a sense of warmth     
4    a mental perception or awareness  
a sense of happiness     
5    moral discernment; understanding  
a sense of right and wrong     
6    sometimes pl   sound practical judgment or intelligence  
he is a man without any sense     
7    reason or purpose  
what is the sense of going out in the rain?     
8    substance or gist; meaning  
what is the sense of this proverb?     
9    specific meaning; definition  
in what sense are you using the word?     
10    an opinion or consensus  
11      (Maths)   one of two opposite directions measured on a directed line; the sign of the measure as contrasted with the magnitude of a vector  
12    make sense   to be reasonable or understandable  
13      (Logic, linguistics)  
a    the import of an expression as contrasted with its referent. Thus the morning star and the evening star have the same reference, Venus, but different senses  
b    the property of an expression by virtue of which its referent is determined  
c    that which one grasps in understanding an expression  
14    take leave of one's senses  
   See       leave   2       8  
      vb   tr  
15    to perceive through one or more of the senses  
16    to apprehend or detect without or in advance of the evidence of the senses  
17    to understand  
18      (Computing)  
a    to test or locate the position of (a part of computer hardware)  
b    to read (data)  
     (C14: from Latin sensus, from sentire to feel)  


common sense  
      n  
1    plain ordinary good judgment; sound practical sense  
      adj  
  common-sense     (also)   
  common-sensical  
2    inspired by or displaying sound practical sense  
horse sense  
      n      another term for       common sense  
muscle sense  
      n      another name for       kinaesthesia  
sense datum  
      n     (Philosophy)   a sensation detached both from any information it may convey and from its putative source in the external world, such as the bare awareness of a red visual field. Sense data are held by some philosophers to be the immediate objects of experience providing certain knowledge from which knowledge of material objects is inferred  
   See also       representationalism       1       apriorism  
sense organ  
      n   a structure in animals that is specialized for receiving external or internal stimuli and transmitting them in the form of nervous impulses to the brain  
sixth sense  
      n   any supposed sense or means of perception, such as intuition or clairvoyance, other than the five senses of sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell  
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sense

  

      n  
1    faculty, feeling, sensation, sensibility  
2    appreciation, atmosphere, aura, awareness, consciousness, feel, impression, intuition, perception, premonition, presentiment, sentiment  
3    definition, denotation, drift, gist, implication, import, interpretation, meaning, message, nuance, purport, significance, signification, substance  
4      (sometimes plural)    brains     (informal)   clear-headedness, cleverness, common sense, discernment, discrimination, gumption     (Brit. informal)   intelligence, judgment, mother wit, nous     (Brit. slang)   quickness, reason, sagacity, sanity, sharpness, smarts     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   tact, understanding, wisdom, wit(s)  
5    advantage, good, logic, point, purpose, reason, use, value, worth  
      vb  
6    appreciate, apprehend, be aware of, discern, divine, feel, get the impression, grasp, have a feeling in one's bones     (informal)   have a funny feeling     (informal)   have a hunch, just know, notice, observe, perceive, pick up, realize, suspect, understand  
  
Antonyms     
,       n  
4    bêtise     (rare)   folly, foolishness, idiocy, nonsense, silliness, stupidity  
      vb   be unaware of, fail to grasp or notice, miss, misunderstand, overlook  


common-sense   , common-sensical  
      adj   astute, down-to-earth, hard-headed, judicious, level-headed, matter-of-fact, practical, realistic, reasonable, sane, sensible, shrewd, sound  
  
Antonyms     
   airy-fairy     (informal)   daft     (informal)   foolish, impractical, irrational, unrealistic, unreasonable, unthinking, unwise  
common sense     
good sense, gumption     (Brit. informal)   horse sense, level-headedness, mother wit, native intelligence, nous     (Brit. slang)   practicality, prudence, reasonableness, smarts     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   sound judgment, soundness, wit  
horse sense     
common sense, gumption     (Brit. informal)   judgment, mother wit, nous     (Brit. slang)   practicality  
sixth sense     
clairvoyance, feyness, intuition, second sight  

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