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verb [transitive] sense pronunciation in British English /sens/ 
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I/you/we/theysense
he/she/itsenses
present participlesensing
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past participlesensed
  1. 1
    to know about something through a natural ability or feeling, without being told

    Cats seem to instinctively sense his fear.

    sense (that):

    I think she must have sensed there was something wrong.

    I guess he sensed that I was a little nervous.

  2. 2
    if a machine senses a change, it notices that it is happening

    The machine senses when the engine gets too hot, and shuts itself off.

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