Synonyms of sensing


1. detection, sensing, perception

usage: the perception that something has occurred or some state exists; "early detection can often lead to a cure"

2. sensing, perception, sensory activity

usage: becoming aware of something via the senses


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"

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