Synonyms of sense in English:

sense


See definition of sense

noun

1‘the sense of touch’

SYNONYMS

sensory faculty, feeling, sensation, perception

sight, hearing, touch, taste, smell, sixth sense

dated sensibility

2‘she felt a sense of guilt’

SYNONYMS

awareness, feeling, sensation, consciousness, perception, recognition

3‘a sense of humour’

SYNONYMS

appreciation, awareness, understanding, comprehension, discernment, acknowledgement

4‘the driver had the sense to press the panic button’

SYNONYMS

wisdom, common sense, good sense, practicality, sagacity, sharpness, discernment, perception

native wit, mother wit, wit, level-headedness, intelligence, cleverness, astuteness, shrewdness, judgement, soundness of judgement, understanding, reason, logic, brain, brains

informal gumption, nous, horse sense, savvy

British informal loaf, common

North American informal smarts

ANTONYMS

stupidity, mindlessness

5‘I can't see the sense in leaving all the work to you’

SYNONYMS

purpose, point, reason, aim, object, motive, use, utility, value, advantage, benefit

6‘here there are two different senses of ‘exist’’

SYNONYMS

meaning, definition, import, denotation, signification, significance, purport, implication, intention, nuance, drift, gist, thrust, tenor, burden, theme, message, essence, spirit, substance


verb

1‘she could sense their hostility to her’

SYNONYMS

discern, feel, observe, notice, get the impression of, recognize, pick up, be cognizant of, become cognizant of, be aware of, become aware of, be conscious of, become conscious of, come to know, get to know, tell, distinguish, make out, find, identify, comprehend, apprehend, see, discover, learn, appreciate, realize, suspect, have a funny feeling, have a hunch, just know, divine, intuit, conceive

informal catch on to

British informal twig

rare cognize