HyperDic: perceive

English > 2 senses of the word perceive:
VERBperceptionperceive, comprehendto become aware of through the senses
cognitionperceivebecome conscious of
perceive > pronunciation
Soundspersiy'v
Rhymesachieve ... weave: 34 rhymes with iyv...
English > perceive: 2 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningTo become aware of through the senses.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"
Synonymcomprehend
Entailed bydiscoversee for the first time
experience, receive, have, getgo through (mental or physical states or experiences)
note, take note, observeobserve with care or pay close attention to
notice, mark, noteNotice or perceive
record, registerBe aware of
spot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apartdetect with the senses
Narrowerapperceiveperceive in terms of a past experience
catch, pick upperceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily
divineperceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers
dreamExperience while sleeping
feel, senseperceive by a physical sensation / sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles
findperceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place
hallucinateperceive what is not there
hearperceive (sound) via the auditory sense
hurt, ache, sufferFeel physical pain
listenhear with intention
misperceiveperceive incorrectly
pick up, receiveregister (perceptual input)
seeperceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
see throughperceive the true nature of
smellinhale the odor of
spy, sightcatch sight of
tasteperceive by the sense of taste
touchperceive via the tactile sense
Spanishapreciar, comprender, entender, percibir, sentir, ver
Catalanapreciar, percebre, sentir
Adjectivesperceptibleeasily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
perceptiveof or relating to perception
Nounsperceivera person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
perceptionbecoming aware of something via the senses
English > perceive: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningBecome conscious of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"She finally perceived the futility of her protest"
Narrowersmell, smell out, senseBecome aware of not through the senses but instinctively
Broaderunderstand, realize, realise, seeperceive (an idea or situation) mentally
Adjectivesperceptiblecapable of being perceived by the mind or senses
perceptivehaving the ability to perceive or understand
percipientcharacterized by ease and quickness in perceiving
Nounsperceptionthe process of perceiving

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