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  ( senses    plural & 3rd person present)   ( sensing    present participle)   ( sensed    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   Your senses are the physical abilities of sight, smell, hearing, touch, and taste.  
She stared at him again, unable to believe the evidence of her senses., ...a keen sense of smell.     
    sixth sense  
2       verb   If you sense something, you become aware of it or you realize it, although it is not very obvious.  
She probably sensed that I wasn't telling her the whole story...      V that  
He looks about him, sensing danger...      V n  
Prost had sensed what might happen.      V wh  
3       n-sing   If you have a sensethat something is the case, you think that it is the case, although you may not have firm, clear evidence for this belief.  
N that, N of n  
Suddenly you got this sense that people were drawing themselves away from each other..., There is no sense of urgency on either side.     
    sense of occasion  
4       n-sing   If you have a sense of guilt or relief, for example, you feel guilty or relieved.  
N of n   (=feeling)  
When your child is struggling for life, you feel this overwhelming sense of guilt...     
5       n-sing   If you have a sense of something such as duty or justice, you are aware of it and believe it is important.  
N of n  
We must keep a sense of proportion about all this..., She needs to regain a sense of her own worth.     
6       n-sing   Someone who has a senseof timing or style has a natural ability with regard to timing or style. You can also say that someone has a bad senseof timing or style.  
N of n, also n N  
He has an impeccable sense of timing..., Her dress sense is appalling.     
    sense of humour  
7       n-uncount   Sense is the ability to make good judgments and to behave sensibly.  
...when he was younger and had a bit more sense..., When that doesn't work they sometimes have the sense to seek help...     
    common sense  
8       n-sing   If you say that there is no sense or little sensein doing something, you mean that it is not a sensible thing to do because nothing useful would be gained by doing it.  
with neg, N in -ing, N -ing   (=point)  
There's no sense in pretending this doesn't happen...     
9       n-count   A sense of a word or expression is one of its possible meanings.   (=meaning)  
...a noun which has two senses..., Then she remembered that they had no mind in any real sense of that word.     
10    Sense is used in several expressions to indicate how true your statement is. For example, if you say that something is true in a sense, you mean that it is partly true, or true in one way. If you say that something is true in a general sense, you mean that it is true in a general way.  
in a sense      phrase   PHR with cl  
In a sense, both were right..., In one sense, the fact that few new commercial buildings can be financed does not matter..., He's not the leader in a political sense..., Though his background was modest, it was in no sense deprived.     
11    If something makes sense, you can understand it.  
make sense      phrase   V inflects  
He was sitting there saying, `Yes, the figures make sense.'     
12    When you make sense of something, you succeed in understanding it.  
make sense of sth      phrase   V inflects  
This is to help her to come to terms with her early upbringing and make sense of past experiences.     
13    If a course of action makes sense, it seems sensible.  
make sense      phrase   V inflects, oft it PHR to-inf  
It makes sense to look after yourself..., The project should be re-appraised to see whether it made sound economic sense...     
14    If you say that someone has come to their senses or has been brought to their senses, you mean that they have stopped being foolish and are being sensible again.  
come to one's senses/bring sb to their senses      phrase   V inflects  
Eventually the world will come to its senses and get rid of them...     
15    If you say that someone seems to have taken leave of their senses, you mean that they have done or said something very foolish.  
have taken leave of one's senses      phrase   V inflects  
They looked at me as if I had taken leave of my senses.     
16    If you say that someone talks sense, you mean that what they say is sensible.  
talk sense      phrase   V inflects  
17    If you have a sense that something is true or get a sense that something is true, you think that it is true.  
mainly SPOKEN  
have a sense that/get a sense that      phrase   V inflects  
Do you have the sense that you are loved by the public?     
    to see sense  

common sense      , commonsense  
Your common sense is your natural ability to make good judgments and to behave in a practical and sensible way.      n-uncount  
Use your common sense..., ...a common-sense approach.     
dress sense     
Someone's dress sense is their ability to choose clothes that make them look attractive.      n-uncount  
I've no dress sense at all...     
sense of direction  
1       n-sing   Your sense of direction is your ability to know roughly where you are, or which way to go, even when you are in an unfamiliar place.  
He had a poor sense of direction and soon got lost.     
2       n-sing   If you say that someone has a sense of direction, you mean that they seem to have clear ideas about what they want to do or achieve.,   (approval)    The country now had a sense of direction again.     
sense of humour     
in AM, use sense of humor     
Someone who has a sense of humour often finds things amusing, rather than being serious all the time.      n-sing  
He had enormous charm and a great sense of humour.     
sense of occasion     
If there is a sense of occasion when a planned event takes place, people feel that something special and important is happening.      n-sing  
There is a great sense of occasion and a terrific standard of musicianship.     
sense organ        ( sense organs    plural  ) Your sense organs are the parts of your body, for example your eyes and your ears, which enable you to be aware of things around you.  
FORMAL      n-count   usu pl  
sixth sense     
If you say that someone has a sixth sense, you mean that they seem to have a natural ability to know about things before other people, or to know things that other people do not know.      n-sing  
The interesting thing about O'Reilly is his sixth sense for finding people who have good ideas.     
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use your common sense or resourcefulness
Everything one wants in life, but in a much more dramatic sense.
[Slang] Used in slang as an adjective since 2015. Instead of “these are my goals,” you would say, “Gigi Hadid is goals.”
Free On Board: A legal term meaning that when the seller loads merchandise for transportation, he bears full responsibility for it but if the merchandise is later lost or harmed, the buyer suffers the loss.
military aviation term: loss of visual reference during take-off or landing due to the sand or dust
loss of feelings for someone who was formerly loved ; falling out of love
From Greek: an = without ; agape = love
money that is paid because someone suffered from a loss of what they own (such as injury)
When you are responsible for someone's serious injury, I think you should pay compensation to that person.
money paid to someone because they have suffered injury or loss, or because what they own has been damaged
[US] She received a compensation from the government for the damage caused to her property.
Mydriasis Unilateral : because medication, loss of Eye inervation . Bilateral profound pupillary areflexia isssen in very profound Coma , Cardiac Arrest or in Death
medical term
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