1. (n.) A faculty, possessed by animals, of perceiving external objects by means of impressions made upon certain organs (sensory or sense organs) of the body, or of perceiving changes in the condition of the body; as, the senses of sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch. See Temperature.

2. (v. t.) Perception by the sensory organs of the body; sensation; sensibility; feeling.

3. (v. t.) Perception through the intellect; apprehension; recognition; understanding; discernment; appreciation.

4. (v. t.) Sound perception and reasoning; correct judgment; good mental capacity; understanding; also, that which is sound, true, or reasonable; rational meaning.

5. (v. t.) That which is felt or is held as a sentiment, view, or opinion; judgment; notion; opinion.

6. (v. t.) Meaning; import; signification; as, the true sense of words or phrases; the sense of a remark.

7. (v. t.) Moral perception or appreciation.

8. (n.) One of two opposite directions in which a line, surface, or volume, may be supposed to be described by the motion of a point, line, or surface.

9. (v. t.) To perceive by the senses; to recognize.

IQ absorb acceptation admissibility affect affection affective meaning air anticipate appreciate appreciation appreciation of differences appreciativeness apprehend apprehension artistic judgment assimilate atmosphere aura awareness balance be aware of be conscious of be sensible of be with one bearing believe brains burden caliber capacity catch catch on center climate cognizance coherence coloring common sense comprehend comprehension conceive conception connoisseurship connotation consciousness consequence consider cool head coolheadedness coolness core credit critical niceness criticalness deductive power deem delicacy denotation descry detect dig digest discern discernment discretion discriminating taste discriminatingness discrimination discriminativeness distinguish divine drift due sense of effect emotion emotional charge emotional shade esemplastic power espy essence experience extension faculty fastidiousness fathom feel feel deeply feel intuitively feeling feeling tone fine palate finesse focus follow force foreboding foresight get get hold of get the drift get the idea get the picture gist good sense grammatical meaning grasp gumption gut reaction have have a feeling have a hunch have a sensation have it taped have the impression hear heartthrob hold horse sense idea ideation identify impact implication import impression integrative power intellect intellectual grasp intellectual power intellectualism intellectuality intelligence intelligence quotient intelligibility intendment intension intuit intuition judgement judgment judiciousness just know justifiability justness ken know knowledge learn level head levelheadedness lexical meaning literal meaning logic logicality logicalness lucidity make out making distinctions marbles master matter meaning meat mental age mental capacity mental grasp mental ratio mentality message milieu mind mother wit native wit niceness of distinction nicety note notice nous nuance nucleus overtone palate passion penetration perceive percept perception pertinence pick up pith plain sense plausibility point power of mind practical consequence practical mind practical wisdom practicality presentiment profound sense prudence purport quality quick-wittedness quickness range of meaning rationality reaction read real meaning realize reason reasonability reasonableness reasoning power receive an impression recognition recognize reference referent refined discrimination refined palate refinement relation relevance respond respond to stimuli response response to stimuli sagacity saneness sanity savvy scope scope of mind see seize seize the meaning selectiveness semantic cluster semantic field sensation sense impression sense perception sensibility sensibleness sensitivity sensory experience sentiment short significance significancy signification


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