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Etymology

From Old French sens, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] sensus (sense, sensation, feeling, meaning)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
sense

Plural
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  1. One of the methods for a living being to gather data about the world; sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste.
  2. A general conscious awareness.
    a sense of security
  3. Sound practical judgment, as in common sense
  4. The meaning, reason, or value of something.
    You don’t make any sense.
  5. A natural appreciation or ability
    A keen musical sense
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The way that a referent is presented.
  7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A single conventional use of a word; one of the entries for a word in a dictionary.

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Verb

Infinitive
to sense

Third person singular
sens

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to sense (third-person singular simple present sens, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To use biological senses: to either smell, watch, taste, hear or feel.
  2. To instinctively be aware.
    She immediately sensed her disdain.
  3. To comprehend.

Translations

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Catalan

Preposition

sense

  1. Without.

Latin

Participle

sēnse

  1. vocative masculine singular of sēnsus

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