Meaning of “sensible” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˈsensɪbl/

B1 showing good judgment:

a sensible decision
[ + to do sth ] Wouldn't it be more sensible to leave before the traffic gets bad?
She's only thirteen but she's very sensible.

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having a practical purpose:

sensible shoes/clothes
sensibly adverb

to eat/behave sensibly
sensibly dressed for the weather

(Definition of “sensible” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)