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Meaning of sense

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a general conscious awareness; "a sense of security"; "a
           sense of happiness"; "a sense of danger"; "a sense of self"
      2: the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word
         or expression or situation can be interpreted; "the
         dictionary gave several senses for the word"; "in the best
         sense charity is really a duty"; "the signifier is linked to
         the signified" [syn: {sense}, {signified}]
      3: the faculty through which the external world is apprehended;
         "in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of
         smell and hearing" [syn: {sense}, {sensation}, {sentience},
         {sentiency}, {sensory faculty}]
      4: sound practical judgment; "Common sense is not so common";
         "he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples";
         "fortunately she had the good sense to run away" [syn:
         {common sense}, {good sense}, {gumption}, {horse sense},
         {sense}, {mother wit}]
      5: a natural appreciation or ability; "a keen musical sense"; "a
         good sense of timing"
      v 1: perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the
           skin or muscles; "He felt the wind"; "She felt an object
           brushing her arm"; "He felt his flesh crawl"; "She felt the
           heat when she got out of the car" [syn: {feel}, {sense}]
      2: detect some circumstance or entity automatically; "This robot
         can sense the presence of people in the room"; "particle
         detectors sense ionization"
      3: become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I
         sense his hostility"; "i smell trouble"; "smell out
         corruption" [syn: {smell}, {smell out}, {sense}]
      4: comprehend; "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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