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Definitions of sense:
  • noun:   the faculty through which the external world is apprehended
    Example: "In the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"
  • noun:   a general conscious awareness
    Example: "A sense of security"
  • noun:   a natural appreciation or ability
    Example: "A keen musical sense"
  • noun:   the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
    Example: "The dictionary gave several senses for the word"
  • noun:   sound practical judgment
    Example: "I can't see the sense in doing it now"
  • verb:   detect some circumstance or entity automatically
    Example: "This robot can sense the presence of people in the room"
  • verb:   comprehend
    Example: "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"
  • verb:   become aware of not through the senses but instinctively
    Example: "I sense his hostility"
  • verb:   perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles

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