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An example use of sense in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… this motor it made sense to him and he …”
Sense means the ability to perceive or understand something.
the word sense occurs in english on average 219.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sense can be often used in the following areas:
1) food and health;
2) people, society, and culture;