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tr.v. per·ceived, per·ceiv·ing, per·ceives
a. To become aware of (something) directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing: We could perceive three figures in the fog.
b. To cause or allow the mind to become aware of (a stimulus): The ear perceives sounds.
2. To achieve understanding of; apprehend: Einstein perceived that energy and matter are equivalent. See Synonyms at see1.
3. To regard or consider; deem: an old technology that is still perceived as useful; a politician who is perceived to be a dissembler.

[Middle English perceiven, from Old French perceivre, from Latin percipere : per-, per- + capere, to seize; see kap- in Indo-European roots.]

per·ceiv′a·ble adj.
per·ceiv′a·bly adv.
per·ceiv′er n.


observed: the perceived threat of nuclear weapons.
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Adj.1.perceived - detected by instinct or inference rather than by recognized perceptual cues; "the felt presence of an intruder"; "a sensed presence in the room raised goosebumps on her arms"; "a perceived threat"
detected - perceived or discerned; "the detected micrometeoritic material"
2.perceived - detected by means of the senses; "a perceived difference in temperature"
detected - perceived or discerned; "the detected micrometeoritic material"


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