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Adjective: sensed  senst
  1. Detected by instinct or inference rather than by recognized perceptual cues
    "a sensed presence in the room raised goosebumps on her arms";
    - perceived
Verb: sense  sen(t)s
  1. Perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles
    "He sensed the wind";
    - feel
  2. Detect some circumstance or entity automatically
    "This robot can sense the presence of people in the room"; "particle detectors sense ionization"
  3. Become aware of not through the senses but instinctively
    "I sense his hostility";
    - smell, smell out
  4. Comprehend
    "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"

See also: detected

Type of: comprehend, detect, discover, find, notice, observe, perceive, understand

Encyclopedia: Sensed