HyperDic: feel

English > 17 senses of the word feel:
NOUNcognitionfeelan intuitive awareness
statefeel, spirit, tone, feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smellthe general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
attributefeel, tactile propertya property perceived by touch
actfeelmanual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure
VERBemotionfeel, experienceundergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind
cognitionfeel, findcome to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds
perceptionfeel, senseperceive by a physical sensation / sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles
bodyfeelbe conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state
cognitionfeelhave a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude
perceptionfeelundergo passive experience of
stativefeelbe felt or perceived in a certain way
perceptionfeelgrope or feel in search of something
contactfeel, fingerexamine by touch
contactfeel, palpateexamine (a body part) by palpation
possessionfeelfind by testing or cautious exploration
perceptionfeelproduce a certain impression
contactfeelpass one's hands over the sexual organs of
feel > pronunciation
Soundsfiy'l
Rhymesabele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > feel: 17 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn intuitive awareness.
Example"he has a feel for animals"or "it's easy when you get the feel of it"
Broaderawareness, consciousness, cognizance, cognisance, knowingnessHaving knowledge of
Spanishmano, sexto sentido
Verbsfeelcome to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds
English > feel: 17 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people.
Example"the feel of the city excited him"
Synonymsspirit, tone, feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell
NarrowerHollywoodA flashy vulgar tone or atmosphere believed to be characteristic of the American film industry
ZeitgeistThe spirit of the time
Broaderatmosphere, ambiance, ambienceA particular environment or surrounding influence
Verbsfeelproduce a certain impression
feelbe felt or perceived in a certain way
English > feel: 17 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA property perceived by touch.
Synonymtactile property
NarrowertextureThe feel of a surface or a fabric
touchThe feel of mechanical action
BroaderpropertyA basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
Spanishfeel, tacto, tiento
Verbsfeelexamine by touch
feelexamine (a body part) by palpation
feelperceive by a physical sensation / sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles
feelgrope or feel in search of something
English > feel: 17 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningmanual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure.
Example"the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel"
Broaderforeplay, arousal, stimulationmutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse
Catalansensació
Verbsfeelpass one's hands over the sexual organs of
English > feel: 17 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningUndergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun; Something ----s Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s PP
ModelJohn will feel angry
Synonymexperience
Caused byaffect, impress, move, strikeHave an emotional or cognitive impact / impact upon
Narroweranger, see redBecome angry
burnFeel strong emotion, especially anger or passion
chafeFeel extreme / extreme irritation or anger
cool offFeel less enamoured of something or somebody
dieFeel indifferent towards
fly highBe elated
fumeBe mad, angry, or furious
glow, beam, radiate, shineExperience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion
glowBe exuberant or high-spirited
harbor, harbour, hold, entertain, nurseMaintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
inclineFeel favorably disposed or willing
pride, plume, congratulateBe proud of
recaptureExperience anew
rejoice, joyFeel happiness or joy
repent, regret, rueFeel remorse for
saddenCome to feel sad
smolder, smoulderHave strong suppressed feelings
sufferExperience (emotional) pain
sympathize, sympathiseShare the feelings of
take pride, pride oneselfFeel proud of
See alsofeel forshare the suffering of
Spanishexperimentar, sentir
Catalanexperimentar, sentir
Nounsfeelingthe experiencing of affective and emotional states
feelingsemotional or moral sensitivity (especially in relation to personal principles or dignity)
English > feel: 17 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningCome to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey feel that there was a traffic accident
Example"I feel that he doesn't like me"
Synonymfind
Broaderreason, reason out, concludedecide by reasoning
Similar torule, finddecide on and make a declaration about
Spanishconsiderar, creer, encontrar, sentir
Catalanconsiderar, creure, sentir, trobar
Nounsfeelan intuitive awareness
feelinga vague idea in which some confidence is placed
English > feel: 17 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaningperceive by a physical sensation / sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsense
Caused bysensitize, sensitiseCause to sense
Broaderperceive, comprehendTo become aware of through the senses
Similar tofeelBe felt or perceived in a certain way
Spanishsentir
Catalansentir
Nounsfeela property perceived by touch
feelinga physical sensation that you experience
English > feel: 17 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningBe conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state.
PatternSomebody ----s Adjective
Example"My cold is gone--I feel fine today"
Narrowerfeel like a million, feel like a million dollarsBe in excellent health and spirits
suffocateFeel uncomfortable for lack of fresh air
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishsentirse, sentir
Catalansentir-se, sentir
English > feel: 17 senses > verb 5, cognition
MeaningHave a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Examples
  • "You make me feel naked"
  • "I made the students feel different about themselves"
Broaderthink, believe, consider, conceivejudge or regard
Spanishsentirse, sentir
Catalansentir-se, sentir
Nounsfeelingsemotional or moral sensitivity (especially in relation to personal principles or dignity)
English > feel: 17 senses > verb 6, perception
MeaningUndergo passive experience of: "We felt the effects of inflation".
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderexperience, see, go throughgo or live through
Spanishnotar, sentir
Nounsfeelingthe general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
English > feel: 17 senses > verb 7, stative
MeaningBe felt or perceived in a certain way.
PatternSomething ----s Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s Adjective
ModelThe cool air does feel good
Examples
  • "The ground feels shaky"
  • "The sheets feel soft"
NarrowercrawlFeel as if crawling with insects
Broaderlook, appear, seemGive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
Similar tofeel, senseperceive by a physical sensation / sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles
Spanishnotarse, parecer
Catalannotar, parèixer, semblar
Nounsfeelthe general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
English > feel: 17 senses > verb 8, perception
Meaninggrope or feel in search of something.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThe men feel the area for animals
Entailstouchperceive via the tactile sense
Narrowergrope for, scrabbleFeel searchingly
Broadersearch, seek, look fortry to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
Similar tofeel, fingerExamine by touch
feelpass one's hands over the sexual organs of
palpate, feelExamine (a body part) by palpation
Spanishtantear
Nounsfeela property perceived by touch
English > feel: 17 senses > verb 9, contact
MeaningExamine by touch.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Feel this soft cloth!"
Synonymfinger
Entailstouchmake physical contact with, come in contact with
Similar tofeelgrope or feel in search of something
Spanishnotar, palpar, sentir
Catalannotar, palpar, sentir, temptejar
Nounsfeela property perceived by touch
feelerone of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans
feelerslender tactile process on the jaws of a fish
feelingthe sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin
English > feel: 17 senses > verb 10, contact
MeaningExamine (a body part) by palpation.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonympalpate
Categorymedicine, practice of medicineThe learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
Broadertouchmake physical contact with, come in contact with
Similar tofeelgrope or feel in search of something
Spanishpalpar, sentir
Catalanpalpar
Nounsfeela property perceived by touch
English > feel: 17 senses > verb 11, possession
MeaningFind by testing or cautious exploration.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderfind, regaincome upon after searching
Spanishnotar, sentir
Catalannotar, palpar, sentir, temptejar
Nounsfeelerone of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans
feelerslender tactile process on the jaws of a fish
English > feel: 17 senses > verb 12, perception
Meaningproduce a certain impression.
PatternSomething ----s Adjective/Noun
Example"It feels nice to be home again"
Broaderlook, appear, seemGive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
Spanishcreer, sentir
Catalansentir
Nounsfeelthe general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
English > feel: 17 senses > verb 13, contact
Meaningpass one's hands over the sexual organs of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broadertouchmake physical contact with, come in contact with
Similar tofeelgrope or feel in search of something
Usage ofslang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacularA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Spanishsobar
Nounsfeelmanual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure

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