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Percept vs. Perceive

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Perceptnoun

Something perceived; the object of perception.

Perceiveverb

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

Perceptnoun

A perceived object as it exists in the mind of someone perceiving it; the mental impression that is the result of perceiving something.

Perceiveverb

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.

Perceptnoun

That which is perceived.

‘The modern discussion between percept and concept, the one sensuous, the other intellectual.’;

Perceiveverb

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.

‘Jesus perceived their wickedness.’; ‘You may, fair lady,Perceive I speak sincerely.’; ‘Till we ourselves see it with our own eyes, and perceive it by our own understandings, we are still in the dark.’;

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Perceptnoun

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

Perceiveverb

To be affected of influented by.

‘The upper regions of the air perceive the collection of the matter of tempests before the air here below.’;

Perceiveverb

to become aware of through the senses;

‘I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon’;

Perceiveverb

become conscious of;

‘She finally perceived the futility of her protest’;

Perceiveverb

become aware or conscious of (something); come to realize or understand

‘he was quick to perceive that there was little future in such arguments’; ‘his mouth fell open as he perceived the truth’;

Perceiveverb

become aware of (something) by the use of one of the senses, especially that of sight

‘he perceived the faintest of flushes creeping up her neck’;

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Perceiveverb

interpret or regard (someone or something) in a particular way

‘if Guy does not perceive himself as disabled, nobody else should’; ‘some geographers perceive hydrology to be a separate field of scientific enquiry’;

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