sense of a word

n. betekenis van een woord

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  • sense of a word — n. meaning of a word …   English contemporary dictionary

  • in the full sense of the word — in the fully literal sense of the word …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sense — [14] Sense comes ultimately from Latin sentīre ‘feel’, a prodigious contributor to English vocabulary (it is also the source of assent [13], 447 serenade consent, dissent [16], resent, sentence, sentient [17], and sentiment). From it was derived… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • Word-sense disambiguation — Disambiguation redirects here. For other uses, see Disambiguation (disambiguation). In computational linguistics, word sense disambiguation (WSD) is an open problem of natural language processing, which governs the process of identifying which… …   Wikipedia

  • Word sense disambiguation — In computational linguistics, word sense disambiguation (WSD) is the process of identifying which sense of a word is used in any given sentence, when the word has a number of distinct senses. For example, consider two examples of the distinct… …   Wikipedia

  • sense — 1 /sens/ noun JUDGMENT/UNDERSTANDING 1 (U) good understanding and judgment, especially about practical things: have the sense to do sth: You should have had the sense to turn off the electricity before touching the wires. see also: common sense 2 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sense — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sight, hearing, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ acute, developed, good, keen ▪ Raccoons have a highly developed sense of touch. ▪ poor ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • sense — I n. judgment 1) to display, show sense 2) common, good, horse (colloq.) sense 3) a grain of sense 4) the sense to + inf. (they don t have the sense to admit defeat) 5) (misc.) to bring smb. to her/his senses; to come to one s senses; to take… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • sense — sense1 W1S1 [sens] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: sens, from Latin sensus, from sentire to feel ] 1.) a feeling about something sense of ▪ Afterwards I felt a great sense of relief. ▪ She has a strong sense of loyalty …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sense — [[t]se̱ns[/t]] ♦ senses, sensing, sensed 1) N COUNT Your senses are the physical abilities of sight, smell, hearing, touch, and taste. → See also sixth sense She stared at him again, unable to believe the evidence of her senses. ...a keen sense… …   English dictionary

  • sense — n. & v. n. 1 a any of the special bodily faculties by which sensation is roused (has keen senses; has a dull sense of smell). b sensitiveness of all or any of these. 2 the ability to perceive or feel or to be conscious of the presence or… …   Useful english dictionary


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