Bedeutung von “sense” im Essential American English Dictionary


noun us /sens/

B1 [ no plural ] the ability to make good decisions and do things that will not make problems:

He had the good sense to book a seat in advance.

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

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

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

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:

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

to be a good thing to do:

It makes sense to buy now while prices are low.

(Definition von “sense noun” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)