alphabet

Sense

Definition of sense:

part of speech: noun

A faculty by which objects are perceived: perception: discernment: understanding: power or soundness of judgment: reason: opinion: conviction: import:- pl. THE SENSES, or FIVE SENSES, sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch.

part of speech: verb

Colloquially, to grasp the meaning of.

part of speech: noun

The power by which objects are seen or felt through certain bodily organs; also, the power to see or feel through one special organ; as, the sense of sight, of smell, etc.; mental perception or feeling; as, her sense of propriety; good mental ability; correct judgment; meaning; as, the sense of a remark; moral perception; as, his high sense of honor.

Usage examples for sense:

  • You seem to have some sense "Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore", Pauline Lester.
  • But there's some sense in it. "Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells", William Dean Howells.