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Perceive

Per`ceive´
v. t.1.To obtain knowledge of through the senses; to receive impressions from by means of the bodily organs; to take cognizance of the existence, character, or identity of, by means of the senses; to see, hear, or feel; as, to perceive a distant ship; to perceive a discord.
[imp. & p. p. Perceived ; p. pr. & vb. n. Perceiving.]
2.To take intellectual cognizance of; to apprehend by the mind; to be convinced of by direct intuition; to note; to remark; to discern; to see; to understand.
Jesus perceived their wickedness.
- Matt. xxii. 18.
You may, fair lady,
Perceive I speak sincerely.
- Shak.
Till we ourselves see it with our own eyes, and perceive it by our own understandings, we are still in the dark.
- Locke.
3.To be affected of influented by.
The upper regions of the air perceive the collection of the matter of tempests before the air here below.
- Bacon.
Verb1.perceive - to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"
Synonyms: comprehend
2.perceive - become conscious of; "She finally perceived the futility of her protest"
appreciate, ascertain, be acquainted with, be apprised of, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, be conversant with, be informed, be sensible of, behold, believe, catch on, catch sight of, clap eyes on, cognize, come alive, conceptualize, conclude, consider, contemplate, decipher, deduce, deem, descry, detect, determine, dig, discover, divine, espy, experience, fathom, feel, feel deeply, figure out, gather, glimpse, grasp, have, have a sensation, have in sight, have information about, have knowledge of, hear, identify, infer, judge, ken, know, lay eyes on, look on, look upon, make out, mark, mind, penetrate, pick out, pick up, pierce, plumb, possess, prehend, realize, receive an impression, regard, remark, respond, respond to stimuli, savvy, see daylight, see into, see the light, see through, seize, sense, sight, signal, smell, spot, spy, take, take in, taste, think, touch, twig, view, witness, wot, wot of
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