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English definition of “sense”

sense

verb [T]     /sens/
C2 to feel or experience something without being able to explain exactly how: Although she said nothing, I could sense her anger He sensed something was about to happen. [+ (that)] He sensed (that) his guests were bored, although they were listening politely. [+ question word] Could you sense what was likely to happen?Experiencing and suffering
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