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sense

verb [T]
 
 
/sens/
to understand what someone is thinking or feeling without being told about it: [+ (that)] I sensed that you weren't happy about this.Understanding and comprehendingEmpathy and sensitivitySympathy and compassion
Translations of “sense”
in Korean 감지하다…
in Arabic يُدْرِك…
in Portuguese perceber…
in Catalan sentir, intuir…
in Japanese ~を感じる, 察知する…
in Italian intuire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 意識到, 感覺到…
in Russian чувствовать…
in Turkish sezmek, hissetmek, farkına varmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 意识到, 感觉到…
in Polish wyczuć…
(Definition of sense verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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