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 humour UK B1 the ability to understand funny things and to be funny yourself
› the ability to do something: a sense of direction good business sense
› 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
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.