What does the word perception mean?

Usage examples for perception

  1. " Let those go there who have money, always money, but no taste, no perception, no feeling for a true combination. – Prisoners of Poverty Abroad by Helen Campbell
  2. Where others only receive a vague impression, he must have a clear perception, to which his feeling must respond, and the value of which he must be able to estimate. – Ã‰mile Verhaeren by Stefan Zweig
  3. The wild creatures of the waste were, he knew, always alert, and their perception of an approaching danger was wonderful. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss