Übersetzung von “sense” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /sens/ us /sens/

B1 [ no plural ] a feeling or understanding about yourself or about a situation

Living in the countryside gave us a great sense of freedom.

[ no plural ] the ability to make good decisions and do things that will not make problems

sentido, buen juicio
He had the good sense to book a seat in advance.
a sense of humour UK US a sense of humor

B1 the ability to understand funny things and to be funny yourself

sentido del humor
a sense of humor US UK a sense of humour

the ability to understand funny things and to be funny yourself

sentido del humor

one of the five natural abilities of sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste

I have a very poor sense of smell.

the meaning of a word, phrase, or sentence


the ability to do something

a sense of direction
good business sense
make sense

to have a meaning or reason that you can understand

tener sentido
He’s written me this note but it doesn’t make any sense.
make sense

to be a good thing to do

tener sentido
It makes sense to buy now while prices are low.
verb /sens/ us /sens/ present participle sensing, past tense and past participle sensed

to understand what someone is thinking or feeling without being told about it

sentir, intuir
I sensed that you weren’t happy.

(Übersetzung von “sense” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


noun /sens/

one of the five powers (hearing, taste, sight, smell, touch) by which a person or animal feels or notices

Dogs have an acute sense of hearing.

a feeling

sensación, sentido
He has an exaggerated sense of his own importance.

an awareness of (something)

a well-developed musical sense
She has no sense of humour.

good judgement

sentido común, juicio, sensatez
You can rely on him – he has plenty of sense.

a meaning (of a word)

Some words have several senses.

something which is meaningful

Can you make sense of her letter?
senseless adjective

stunned or unconscious

inconsciente, sin conocimiento
The blow knocked him senseless.


absurdo, sin sentido, insensato
What a senseless thing to do!
senselessly adverb

He senselessly threw away the chance to change his life.
senselessness noun

sensor noun

a device that reacts to heat, light, or movement

The infrared sensor detects intruders by sensing their heat and motion.
sensory adjective

relating to the senses of hearing, sight, smell, taste, and touch

the sensory organs.
senses noun plural

(usually with my, his, heretc) a person’s normal, sane state of mind

He must have taken leave of his senses
When he came to his senses, he was lying in a hospital bed.
sixth sense noun

an ability to feel or realize something apparently not by means of any of the five senses

sexto sentido
He couldn’t hear or see anyone, but a sixth sense told him that he was being followed.

(Übersetzung von “sense” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)