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1sense/ˈsɛns/noun
pluralsenses
1sense
/ˈsɛns/
noun
pluralsenses
Learner's definition of SENSE  
[count] : one of the five natural powers (touch, taste, smell, sight, and hearing) through which you receive information about the world around you— often + of
— see also sixth sense
   b [singular] : a physical feeling: something that your body experiences— usually + of
[singular] : a particular feeling: an emotion that you are aware of— usually + of
   b [count] : a personal quality: a specific quality that is part of your personality— usually singular— + of
senses [plural] : the ability to think clearly or in a reasonable way
[noncount] : a proper or reasonable way of thinking about something: an awareness of what is appropriate
— see also common sensehorse sense
[noncount] : a reason for doing something: a reason why something was done
[count] : the meaning of something (such as a word or phrase)— often + of

come to your senses

: to begin to think in a sensible or correct way after being foolish or wrong

in a/one sense

: in one way: from one point of view

in no sense

: in no way: definitely not

in some senses

: in some ways

knock some sense into someone's head

informalorknock some sense into someone
: to cause someone to stop thinking or behaving foolishly

make (any) sense of

: to understand (something)

make sense

: to have a clear meaning: to be easy to understand
: to be reasonable

take leave of your senses

— see 2leave

talk (some) sense into/to

informal
: to cause (someone) to stop thinking or behaving foolishly
2sense/ˈsɛns/verb
sensessensedsensing
2sense
/ˈsɛns/
verb
sensessensedsensing
Learner's definition of SENSE  
[+ object]
not used in progressive tenses : to understand or be aware of (something) without being told about it or having evidence that it is true— often + that, what, when, etc.
of a machine : to detect the presence or occurrence of (something)— often + that, when, whether, etc.
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