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sense

noun   /sens/
B1 [no plural] a feeling or understanding about yourself or about a situation sentimiento 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 sentido I have a very poor sense of smell.
the meaning of a word, phrase, or sentence acepción
the ability to do something sentido 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/ ( 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.
(Definition of sense from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

sense

noun /sens/
one of the five powers (hearing, taste, sight, smell, touch) by which a person or animal feels or notices sentido Dogs have an acute sense of hearing.
a feeling sensación, sentido He has an exaggerated sense of his own importance.
an awareness of (something) sentido 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) significado Some words have several senses.
something which is meaningful sentido Can you make sense of her letter?
senseless adjective
stunned or unconscious inconsciente, sin conocimiento The blow knocked him senseless.
foolish absurdo, sin sentido, insensato What a senseless thing to do!
senselessly adverb
insensatamente He senselessly threw away the chance to change his life.
senselessness noun
insensatez
sensor noun
a device that reacts to heat, light, or movement Sensor The infrared sensor detects intruders by sensing their heat and motion.
sensory adjective
relating to the senses of hearing, sight, smell, taste, and touch Sensorial the sensory organs.
senses noun plural
(usually with my, his, heretc) a person’s normal, sane state of mind juicio 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.
(Definition of sense from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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