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1. sense

verb. ['ˈsɛns'] perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles.

Synonyms

  • perceive
  • comprehend

Antonyms

  • insignificance
  • unimportance
  • significant

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Sense

  • misrepresents
  • nondefense
  • suspense
  • pretense
  • expense
  • dispense
  • condense
  • intense
  • incense
  • defense
  • defence
  • commence
  • whence
  • spens
  • spence
  • offense
  • immense
  • ferenc
  • thence
  • tense
  • pense
  • pence
  • hense
  • hence
  • fence
  • dense
  • cents
  • bence

How do you pronounce sense?

Pronounce sense as sɛns.

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How to spell sense? Is it sens? Or senza? Common misspellings are:

  • sens
  • senza

Sentences with sense


1. Verb, base form
By doing so, you will begin to sense the kinds of clubs you should buy.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Saving in an LIRP can make a lot of sense for some individuals because of a few key advantages:

Quotes about sense


1. What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
- Margaret Thatcher

2. It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor.
- Max Eastman

3. Women, as they grow older, rely more and more on cosmetics. Men, as they grow older, rely more and more on a sense of humor.
- George Jean Nathan

2. sense

noun. ['ˈsɛns'] a general conscious awareness.

Synonyms

  • sense of responsibility
  • sense of direction
  • knowingness
  • consciousness
  • awareness
  • cognisance

Antonyms

  • inanimateness
  • insentience
  • effector
  • sensitizing

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. sense

noun. ['ˈsɛns'] the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted.

Synonyms

  • import
  • acceptation
  • meaning
  • word meaning
  • signified
  • signification
  • word sense

Antonyms

  • judgment in personam
  • judiciousness
  • injudiciousness
  • approval

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. sense

noun. ['ˈsɛns'] the faculty through which the external world is apprehended.

Synonyms

  • sentiency
  • module
  • sensibility
  • sensitiveness
  • sentience
  • sense modality
  • mental faculty
  • sensory faculty
  • sensory system
  • modality
  • sensitivity
  • faculty

Antonyms

  • unperceptiveness
  • insensitiveness
  • sentient
  • insentient

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. sense

noun. ['ˈsɛns'] sound practical judgment.

Synonyms

  • good sense
  • gumption
  • judgment
  • logic
  • horse sense
  • discernment
  • mother wit
  • nous
  • road sense
  • sagacity
  • judgement
  • sagaciousness

Antonyms

  • insensibility
  • unconsciousness
  • insensitive
  • sensitive

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. sense

noun. ['ˈsɛns'] a natural appreciation or ability.

Synonyms

  • appreciation
  • grasp

Antonyms

  • unsusceptibility
  • reversal
  • judgment in rem

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. sense

verb. ['ˈsɛns'] detect some circumstance or entity automatically.

Synonyms

  • find
  • detect
  • discover
  • observe

Antonyms

  • citizen
  • export
  • disapproval
  • rejection

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. sense

verb. ['ˈsɛns'] comprehend.

Antonyms

  • tasteful

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. sense

verb. ['ˈsɛns'] become aware of not through the senses but instinctively.

Synonyms

  • perceive
  • smell

Antonyms

  • folly
  • imprudence
  • inconsequence

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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