Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a sensible manner, in any sense of the word sensible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a sensible manner; so as to be perceptible to the senses or to the mind; appreciably; with perception; susceptibly; sensitively.
  • adverb With intelligence or good sense; judiciously.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a sensible manner; in a way that shows good sense.
  • adverb In a sensible manner; in a way that can be sensed, noticed: perceptibly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb with good sense or in a reasonable or intelligent manner

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Examples

  • And, as Montana Headlines points out, McCain sensibly declined to sign a no-tax pledge (see No. 1 above) while still acting like a fiscal conservative.

    He's back

  • And, as Montana Headlines points out, McCain sensibly declined to sign a no-tax pledge (see No. 1 above) while still acting like a fiscal conservative.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • As Amalarius again sensibly remarks, "although every church cannot have such a relic, still the virtue of the Holy True Cross is not wanting in those crosses which are made in imitation of it."

    04/01/2004 - 05/01/2004

  • Philosoraptor: I’ll see if I can explain sensibly; my overall approach to ethics might be a little weird.

    Vegan Envy

  • The president calls sensibly for investment in education and training, in 21st century infrastructure, in research and development -- but his budgets project reducing domestic expenditures to levels lower as a percentage of GDP than the early 1960s.

    Robert L. Borosage: Making It in America

  • The president calls sensibly for investment in education and training, in 21st century infrastructure, in research and development - but his budgets project reducing domestic expenditures to levels lower as a percentage of GDP than the early 1960s.

    Making It In America

  • Most people who try to eat healthily and sensibly, that is, and aren't merely content to shove crisps into their face three times a day.

    Shop talk

  • Most people who try to eat healthily and sensibly, that is, and aren't merely content to shove crisps into their face three times a day.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • You both seem to be handling all this really calmly and sensibly, which is going to have such positive effects on Tadpole, in ways you will never know.

    moving out

  • By Jove, I'm uncommon glad to hear your voice again -- talking sensibly, that is.

    The Path to Honour

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