sense vs since :

sense vs since

sense or since

Sense means one of the methods for a living being to gather relatable information about the world; sight, smell, touch, taste and hearing. It can also be said to mean a general conscious awareness of an occurrence or event.

"I sensed his presence the moment he walked into the room."

Since refers to a specified time duration in the past. In some usages, it could mean because.

A. "Where have you been since morning?"
B. "I gave the task to the other applicant since you decided not to reply."

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  • n  a general conscious awareness
    a sense of security
    a sense of happiness
    a sense of danger
    a sense of self
  • n  the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
    the dictionary gave several senses for the word
    in the best sense charity is really a duty
  • n  the faculty through which the external world is apprehended
    in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing
  • n  sound practical judgment
    Common sense is not so common
    he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples
    fortunately she had the good sense to run away
  • n  a natural appreciation or ability
    a keen musical sense
    a good sense of timing
  • v  perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles
  • v  detect some circumstance or entity automatically
    This robot can sense the presence of people in the room
    particle detectors sense ionization
  • v  become aware of not through the senses but instinctively
    I sense his hostility
  • v  comprehend
    I sensed the real meaning of his letter
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