- (v.t.) 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.
- (v.t.) 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.
- (v.t.) To be affected of influented by.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
|APA||Webster's. (2011). perceive. Retrieved June 18, 2013, from http://smartdefine.org/perceive/definitions/2043611|
|Chicago||Webster's. 2011. "perceive" http://smartdefine.org/perceive/definitions/2043611 (accessed June 18, 2013).|
|Harvard||Webster's 2011, perceive, Smart Define, viewed 18 June, 2013, <http://smartdefine.org/perceive/definitions/2043611>.|
|MLA||Webster's. "perceive" 27 May 2011. Web. 18 June 2013. <http://smartdefine.org/perceive/definitions/2043611>|