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ap·per·ceive

 (ăp′ər-sēv′)
tr.v. ap·per·ceived, ap·per·ceiv·ing, ap·per·ceives
1. To perceive (something) while being conscious of perceiving.
2. To perceive (something) in terms of past experience.

[Back-formation from apperception.]
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apperceive

(ˌæpəˈsiːv)
vb (tr)
1. to be aware of perceiving
2. (Psychology) psychol to comprehend by assimilating (a perception) to ideas already in the mind
[C19: from Old French aperceveir, from Latin percipere to perceive]
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ap•per•ceive

(ˌæp ərˈsiv)

v.t. -ceived, -ceiv•ing.
to comprehend from previous experience.
[1250–1300; < Old French aperceivre. See ap–1, pertain]
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apperceive


Past participle: apperceived
Gerund: apperceiving

Imperative
apperceive
apperceive
Present
I apperceive
you apperceive
he/she/it apperceives
we apperceive
you apperceive
they apperceive
Preterite
I apperceived
you apperceived
he/she/it apperceived
we apperceived
you apperceived
they apperceived
Present Continuous
I am apperceiving
you are apperceiving
he/she/it is apperceiving
we are apperceiving
you are apperceiving
they are apperceiving
Present Perfect
I have apperceived
you have apperceived
he/she/it has apperceived
we have apperceived
you have apperceived
they have apperceived
Past Continuous
I was apperceiving
you were apperceiving
he/she/it was apperceiving
we were apperceiving
you were apperceiving
they were apperceiving
Past Perfect
I had apperceived
you had apperceived
he/she/it had apperceived
we had apperceived
you had apperceived
they had apperceived
Future
I will apperceive
you will apperceive
he/she/it will apperceive
we will apperceive
you will apperceive
they will apperceive
Future Perfect
I will have apperceived
you will have apperceived
he/she/it will have apperceived
we will have apperceived
you will have apperceived
they will have apperceived
Future Continuous
I will be apperceiving
you will be apperceiving
he/she/it will be apperceiving
we will be apperceiving
you will be apperceiving
they will be apperceiving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been apperceiving
you have been apperceiving
he/she/it has been apperceiving
we have been apperceiving
you have been apperceiving
they have been apperceiving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been apperceiving
you will have been apperceiving
he/she/it will have been apperceiving
we will have been apperceiving
you will have been apperceiving
they will have been apperceiving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been apperceiving
you had been apperceiving
he/she/it had been apperceiving
we had been apperceiving
you had been apperceiving
they had been apperceiving
Conditional
I would apperceive
you would apperceive
he/she/it would apperceive
we would apperceive
you would apperceive
they would apperceive
Past Conditional
I would have apperceived
you would have apperceived
he/she/it would have apperceived
we would have apperceived
you would have apperceived
they would have apperceived
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.apperceive - perceive in terms of a past experience
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
perceive, comprehend - to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"
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A unique consequence of embodying images limited by the frame of the screen is apperceiving a coextensive world that extends beyond the frame edge.
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