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Definition of Sense

Sense

  1. A faculty, possessed by animals, of perceiving external objects by means of impressions made upon certain organs (sensory or sense organs) of the body, or of perceiving changes in the condition of the body; as, the senses of sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch. See Muscular sense, under Muscular, and Temperature sense, under Temperature.
  2. Perception by the sensory organs of the body; sensation; sensibility; feeling.
  3. Perception through the intellect; apprehension; recognition; understanding; discernment; appreciation.
  4. Sound perception and reasoning; correct judgment; good mental capacity; understanding; also, that which is sound, true, or reasonable; rational meaning.
  5. That which is felt or is held as a sentiment, view, or opinion; judgment; notion; opinion.
  6. Meaning; import; signification; as, the true sense of words or phrases; the sense of a remark.
  7. Moral perception or appreciation.
  8. One of two opposite directions in which a line, surface, or volume, may be supposed to be described by the motion of a point, line, or surface.
  9. To perceive by the senses; to recognize.

Sense Quotations

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. - Alan Watts
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
Alan Watts

The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn't think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.
Steve Ballmer

Smiling is definitely one of the best beauty remedies. If you have a good sense of humor and a good approach to life, that's beautiful.
Rashida Jones

Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.
George S. Patton

Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going to fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.
Eddie Cantor
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Sense Translations

sense in Afrikaans is voel
sense in Danish is sans
sense in Dutch is zin, betekenis
sense in Finnish is tuntea, merkitys
sense in French is sens, ressentir, signification
sense in Italian is levatura, accezione
sense in Latin is sensus, voluntas
sense in Portuguese is sentido
sense in Spanish is sentir, significacion, sentido, mente
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