Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sensing

2 senses of sensing

Sense 1
detection, sensing -- (the perception that something has occurred or some state exists; "early detection can often lead to a cure")
       => perception -- (the process of perceiving)

Sense 2
sensing, perception -- (becoming aware of something via the senses)
       => sensory activity -- (activity intended to achieve a particular sensory result)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sense

4 senses of sense

Sense 1
feel, sense -- (perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles; "He 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")
       => perceive, comprehend -- (to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon")

Sense 2
sense -- (detect some circumstance or entity automatically; "This robot can sense the presence of people in the room"; "particle detectors sense ionization")
       => detect, observe, find, discover, notice -- (discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; "She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water"; "We found traces of lead in the paint")

Sense 3
smell, smell out, sense -- (become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I sense his hostility"; "i smell trouble"; "smell out corruption")
       => perceive -- (become conscious of; "She finally perceived the futility of her protest")

Sense 4
sense -- (comprehend; "I sensed the real meaning of his letter")
       => understand -- (know and comprehend the nature or meaning of; "She did not understand her husband"; "I understand what she means")

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