What does the word perceive mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • PERCEIVER.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To know by means of the senses; discern; understand; note.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Percelvable.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Perceivably.

Usage examples for perceive

  1. Going on deck, I perceive that both wind and sea have 'got up' since we retired to rest. – American Merchant Ships and Sailors by Willis J. Abbot
  2. But those who heard the words of Jesus could not perceive these consequences. – Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History by Auguste Sabatier
  3. They were in a hurry and they evidently did not perceive her presence. – For the Sake of the School by Angela Brazil
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