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Definition of Perceive


  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.
  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.
  3. To be affected of influented by.
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Perceive Translations

perceive in French is discerner, apercevez, apercois, apercevoir
perceive in German is wahrnehmen, erkennen
perceive in Italian is percepire
perceive in Latin is conspicio, agnosco, percipio percepi perceptum
perceive in Spanish is percibir, captar