Meaning and Sense

Meaning

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Meaning noun – The idea that is conveyed or intended to be conveyed to the mind by language, symbol, or action.
Usage example: the unmistakable meaning of the skier's upraised arms as he finished his spectacular run

Sense is a synonym for meaning in significance topic. In some cases you can use "Sense" instead a noun "Meaning", when it comes to topics like definition, message. popular alternative
Nearby Words: mean, means, meaningful, meaningless, meaningly
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Sense

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Sense noun – The idea that is conveyed or intended to be conveyed to the mind by language, symbol, or action.
Usage example: got the general sense of the poem

Meaning is a synonym for sense in purpose topic. You can use "Meaning" instead a noun "Sense", if it concerns topics such as significance. popular alternative
Nearby Words: sensible, senseless, sensation, sensuality, sensuous
Synonyms for Sense

How words are described

old old meaning old sense
clear clear meaning clear sense
similar similar meaning similar sense
usual usual meaning usual sense
Other adjectives: original, true, proper, deep, actual, real, great, little, new, traditional, general, political, possible, less, greater, basic, different, literal, modern, technical, metaphorical.

Both words in one sentence

  • Firstly, there is Kotomine, a man who has exactly as much a sense of self but can only find meaning in hurting others where Shirou can only find meaning in helping them.
  • Yoda dies before Luke can hear his final message, meaning Luke (and the Emperor) sense his death and Luke gets captured leaving Dagobah.
  • Xykon of The Order of the Stick snapped when he realized that his transformation into a lich robbed him of his sense of taste, meaning that he can no longer enjoy his beloved coffee.
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Sense and Meaning. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 23, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/meaning/sense
Meaning & Sense. N.p., 2016. Web. 23 Jan. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/meaning/sense>.
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