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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