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Perceive vs. Perception

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Wikipedia
  • Perceive (verb)

    To become aware of, through the physical senses or by thinking; to see; to understand.

  • Perception (noun)

    Organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information.

  • Perception (noun)

    Conscious understanding of something.

  • Perception (noun)

    Vision (ability)

  • Perception (noun)

    Acuity

  • Perception (noun)

    (cognition) That which is detected by the five senses; not necessarily understood (imagine looking through fog, trying to understand if you see a small dog or a cat); also that which is detected within consciousness as a thought, intuition, deduction, etc.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Perceive

    To obtain knowledge of through the senses; to receive impressions from by means of the bodily organs; to take cognizance of the existence, character, or identity of, by means of the senses; to see, hear, or feel; as, to perceive a distant ship; to perceive a discord.

  • Perceive

    To take intellectual cognizance of; to apprehend by the mind; to be convinced of by direct intuition; to note; to remark; to discern; to see; to understand.

  • Perceive

    To be affected of influented by.

  • Perception (noun)

    The act of perceiving; cognizance by the senses or intellect; apperhension by the bodily organs, or by the mind, of what is presented to them; discernment; apperhension; cognition.

  • Perception (noun)

    The faculty of perceiving; the faculty, or peculiar part, of man's constitution by which he has knowledge through the medium or instrumentality of the bodily organs; the act of apperhending material objects or qualities through the senses; - distinguished from conception.

  • Perception (noun)

    The quality, state, or capability, of being affected by something external; sensation; sensibility.

  • Perception (noun)

    An idea; a notion.

Webster Dictionary
  • Perceive (verb)

    to become aware of through the senses;

    "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"

  • Perceive (verb)

    become conscious of;

    "She finally perceived the futility of her protest"

  • Perception (noun)

    the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept

  • Perception (noun)

    a way of conceiving something;

    "Luther had a new perception of the Bible"

  • Perception (noun)

    the process of perceiving

  • Perception (noun)

    knowledge gained by perceiving;

    "a man admired for the depth of his perception"

  • Perception (noun)

    becoming aware of something via the senses

Princeton's WordNet

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