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per·ceive

 (pər-sēv′)
tr.v. per·ceived, per·ceiv·ing, per·ceives
1.
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.
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perceived

(pəˈsiːvd)
adj
observed: the perceived threat of nuclear weapons.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Translations

perceived

adj dangerempfunden; neederkannt; failure, successwahrnehmbar
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The gray rocks, so many silent and attentive phantoms, appeared to raise their heads to examine likewise the field of battle by the light of the moon, and Athos perceived that the field, empty during the combat, was now strewn with fallen bodies.
I think they perceived that nothing was to be done for the present, and had gone away to breakfast at Henderson's house.
Madame glanced at the Comte de Guiche, and perceived that his face was burning with confusion.
"'Our terror at beholding this hideous thing was very great, but it was even surpassed by our astonishment, when upon getting a nearer look, we perceived upon the creature's back a vast number of animals about the size and shape of men, and altogether much resembling them, except that they wore no garments (as men do), being supplied (by nature, no doubt) with an ugly uncomfortable covering, a good deal like cloth, but fitting so tight to the skin, as to render the poor wretches laughably awkward, and put them apparently to severe pain.
At this moment Athos perceived a man walking on the seashore parallel to the jetty, and hastening his steps, as if to reach the other side of the port, scarcely twenty steps from the place of embarking.
Very soon, a strong suffocating odor assailed my nostrils; the house, I clearly perceived, was on fire.
Thus I perceived that doubt, inconstancy, sadness, and such like, could not be found in God, since I myself would have been happy to be free from them.
With equal readiness will it be perceived, that besides these inducements to candor, many allowances ought to be made for the difficulties inherent in the very nature of the undertaking referred to the convention.
Situated as I was in the Typee valley, I perceived every hour the effects of this all-controlling power, without in the least comprehending it.
The editor, who obviously had read the story, might have perceived that for himself.
D'Artagnan, walking and soliloquizing, had arrived within a few steps of the hotel d'Arguillon and in front of that hotel perceived Aramis, chatting gaily with three gentlemen; but as he had not forgotten that it was in presence of this young man that M.
We perceived a low carriage, fixed on a sledge and drawn by dogs, pass on towards the north, at the distance of half a mile; a being which had the shape of a man, but apparently of gigantic stature, sat in the sledge and guided the dogs.

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