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Synonyms for sense

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for sense

the capacity for or an act of responding to a stimulus

the condition of being aware

the faculty of thinking, reasoning, and acquiring and applying knowledge

the ability to make sensible decisions

what is sound or reasonable

to be intuitively aware of

to view in a certain way

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Synonyms for sense

the meaning of a word or expression

a natural appreciation or ability

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


detect some circumstance or entity automatically

become aware of not through the senses but instinctively

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