Significado de "sense" - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /sens/
She didn't have the sense to ask if anyone else was going.He had the sense to pack a spare pair of socks.It showed a lack of sense on his part.None of us had the sense to book our tickets beforehand.Only one of us had the sense to bring a map.

B2 good judgment, especially about practical things:

He had the good sense to book a seat in advance.
ABILITY [ no plural ]

B2 the ability to do something:

a sense of direction
good business sense

B2 one of the five natural abilities of sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste:

I have a very poor sense of smell.
a sense of humour UK US a sense of humor

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

a sense of loyalty/responsibility/security, etc

the quality or feeling of being loyal, responsible, safe, etc:

He has absolutely no sense of loyalty.
Driving along in a comfortable car can give you a false sense of security.

B2 the meaning of a word, phrase, or sentence

in a sense/in some senses

thinking about something in a particular way:

In a sense, he's right.
make sense

B2 to have a meaning or reason that you can understand:

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

B2 to be a good thing to do:

[ + to do sth ] It makes sense to buy now while prices are low.
make sense of sth

to understand something that is difficult to understand:

I'm trying to make sense of this document.

(Definición de sense noun del Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)