HyperDic: perception

English > 5 senses of the word perception:
NOUNcognitionperception, percept, perceptual experiencethe representation of what is perceived
cognitionperceptiona way of conceiving something
cognitionperceptionthe process of perceiving
cognitionperceptionknowledge gained by perceiving
actperception, sensingbecoming aware of something via the senses
perception > pronunciation
Soundsperseh'pshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > perception: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept.
Synonymspercept, perceptual experience
Partsform, shape, patternA perceptual structure
NarrowerfigureA unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground
groundA relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused
visual percept, visual imageA percept that arises from the eyes
Broaderrepresentation, mental representation, internal representationA presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
Spanishexperiencia perceptiva, percepción
Catalanexperiència perceptiva, percepció
English > perception: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA way of conceiving something.
Example"Luther had a new perception of the Bible"
Broaderconceptualization, conceptualisation, conceptualityAn elaborated concept
Spanishconcepción, percepcion, percepción
Catalanconcepció, percepció
English > perception: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe process of perceiving.
Narrowerauditory perception, sound perceptionThe perception of sound as a meaningful phenomenon
constancy, perceptual constancy(psychology) the tendency for perceived objects to give rise to very similar perceptual experiences in spite of wide variations in the conditions of observation
detection, sensingThe perception that something has occurred or some state exists
sensation, esthesis, aesthesis, sense experience, sense impression, sense datumAn unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
somesthesia, somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensationThe perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations
touch, touch sensation, tactual sensation, tactile sensation, feelingThe sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin
visual perception, beholding, seeingperception by means of the eyes
Broaderbasic cognitive processcognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge
Spanishpercepción
Catalanpercepció
Verbsperceivebecome conscious of
English > perception: 5 senses > noun 4, cognition
Meaningknowledge gained by perceiving.
Example"a man admired for the depth of his perception"
NarrowercognizanceRange or scope of what is perceived
discernment, perceptivenessperception of that which is obscure / obscure
penetration, insightClear or deep perception of a situation
Broadercognition, knowledge, noesisThe psychological result of perception / perception and learning and reasoning
Spanishpercepción
Catalanpercepció
English > perception: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningBecoming aware of something via the senses.
Synonymsensing
Narrowerlipreadingperceiving what a person is saying by observing the movements of the lips
listening, hearingThe act of hearing attentively
look, looking, looking atThe act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
smell, smellingThe act of perceiving the odor of something
taste, tastingA kind of sensing
Broadersensory activityActivity intended to achieve a particular sensory result
Spanishpercepción, sensación
Catalanpercepció, sensació
Adjectivesperceptiveof or relating to perception
perceptualof or relating to the act of perceiving
Verbsperceiveto become aware of through the senses

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