Synonyms of sensed


1. feel, sense, perceive, comprehend

usage: 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"

2. sense, detect, observe, find, discover, notice

usage: detect some circumstance or entity automatically; "This robot can sense the presence of people in the room"; "particle detectors sense ionization"

3. smell, smell out, sense, perceive

usage: become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I sense his hostility"; "i smell trouble"; "smell out corruption"

4. sense, understand

usage: comprehend; "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"


1. sensed, perceived, detected (vs. undetected)

usage: detected by instinct or inference rather than by recognized perceptual cues; "the felt presence of an intruder"; "a sensed presence in the room raised goosebumps on her arms"; "a perceived threat"

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