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Definitions of sense:

part of speech: verb transitive

Colloquially, to grasp the meaning of.

part of speech: noun

That power or faculty by which animals obtain a knowledge of external objects, by these either coming into contact with certain organs of the body, or by making impressions on them; perception by the senses; discernment; understanding; strength of natural reason; meaning or import; consciousness; the senses, are five in number- hearing, sight, smell, taste, touch.

part of speech: noun

The power by which objects are seen or felt through certain bodily organs; also, the power to see or feel through one special organ; as, the sense of sight, of smell, etc.; mental perception or feeling; as, her sense of propriety; good mental ability; correct judgment; meaning; as, the sense of a remark; moral perception; as, his high sense of honor.

part of speech: noun

A faculty by which objects are perceived: perception: discernment: understanding: power or soundness of judgment: reason: opinion: conviction: import:- pl. THE SENSES, or FIVE SENSES, sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch.

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