Definition of perceive
see, notice, note, identify, discover, spot, observe, remark, recognize, distinguish, glimpse, make out, pick out, discern, behold, catch sight of, espy, descry
understand, sense, gather, get (informal), know, see, feel, learn, realize, conclude, appreciate, grasp, comprehend, get the message about, deduce, apprehend, suss (out) (slang), get the picture about
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Translations for 'perceive'
- British English: perceive VERB
If you perceive something, you see, notice, or realize it, especially when it is not obvious.Students must perceive for themselves the relationship between success and effort.
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