Textual thesaurus for "sense"

(noun) good sense, horse sense, gumption, mother wit, common sense

sound practical judgment

Common sense is not so common; he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples; fortunately she had the good sense to run away

(noun) sensation, sensory faculty, sentience, sentiency

the faculty through which the external world is apprehended

in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing

(noun) signified

the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted

the dictionary gave several senses for the word; in the best sense charity is really a duty; the signifier is linked to the signified

(verb) smell, smell out

become aware of not through the senses but instinctively

I sense his hostility; i smell trouble; smell out corruption

(verb) feel

perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles

He felt the wind; She felt an object brushing her arm; He felt his flesh crawl; She felt the heat when she got out of the car