Definition of know/feel in one's bones
- He knew in his bones that he was wrong.
- She felt in her bones that nothing had changed.
: to perceive directly : have direct cognition of
: to have understanding of
: to recognize the nature of : discern
: to handle or touch in order to examine, test, or explore some quality
: to perceive by a physical sensation coming from discrete end organs (as of the skin or muscles)
: to undergo passive experience of
: sensation, feeling
: the sense of touch
: the quality of a thing as imparted through or as if through touch
: one of the hard parts of the skeleton of a vertebrate
: any of various hard animal substances or structures (such as baleen or ivory) akin to or resembling bone
: the hard largely calcareous connective tissue of which the adult skeleton of most vertebrates is chiefly composed
: to remove the bones from
: to provide (a garment) with stays
: to rub (something, such as a boot or a baseball bat) with something hard (such as a piece of bone) in order to smooth the surface
: extremely, very
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