come to one's senses

Definition of come to one's senses

  1. :  to begin to think in a sensible or correct way after being foolish or wrong He finally came to his senses and gave up his plans to quit his job and become an artist. When will you come to your senses? Don't you realize that she's been lying to you?

Word by Word Definitions

comeplay
  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

senseplay senses
  1. :  a meaning conveyed or intended :  import, signification

    :  one of a set of meanings a word or phrase may bear especially as segregated in a dictionary entry

    :  the faculty of perceiving by means of sense organs

  1. :  to perceive by the senses (see 1sense 2)

    :  to be or become conscious of

    :  grasp, comprehend


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