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Engelsk navneord: sense

1. sense (om erkendelse) a general conscious awareness


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA sense of security.
A sense of happiness.
A sense of danger.
A sense of self.


Mindre specifikke termerawareness, cognisance, cognizance, consciousness, knowingness


Mere specifikke termersense of direction, sense of responsibility

2. sense (om kommunikation) the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe dictionary gave several senses for the word.
In the best sense charity is really a duty.
The signifier is linked to the signified.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)signified


Mindre specifikke termerimport, meaning, significance, signification


Mere specifikke termeracceptation, word meaning, word sense

3. sense (om erkendelse) the faculty through which the external world is apprehended


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sensation, sensory faculty, sentience, sentiency


Mindre specifikke termerfaculty, mental faculty, module


Mere specifikke termermodality, sense modality, sensibility, sensitiveness, sensitivity, sensory system

4. sense (om erkendelse) sound practical judgment


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCommon 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)common sense, good sense, gumption, horse sense, mother wit


Mindre specifikke termerdiscernment, judgement, judgment, sagaciousness, sagacity


Mere specifikke termerlogic, nous, road sense

5. sense (om erkendelse) a natural appreciation or ability


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA keen musical sense.
A good sense of timing.


Mindre specifikke termerappreciation, grasp, hold


Engelsk udsagnsord: sense

1. sense (om opfattelse) perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)feel


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termercomprehend, perceive


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningfeel

2. sense (om opfattelse) detect some circumstance or entity automatically


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis robot can sense the presence of people in the room.
Particle detectors sense ionization.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdetect, discover, find, notice, observe

3. sense (om erkendelse) become aware of not through the senses but instinctively


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI sense his hostility.
I smell trouble.
Smell out corruption.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)smell, smell out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerperceive

4. sense (om erkendelse) comprehend


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI sensed the real meaning of his letter.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerunderstand









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