perceive

verb

  • 1

    Perceive with the ear the sound made by (someone or something).

  • 2

    Perceive or experience the flavour of.

Dialects

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Emoji One's ear emoji Apple's ear emoji Twemoji's ear emoji Facebook's ear emoji Messenger's ear emoji Google's ear emoji
Emoji One's tongue emoji Apple's tongue emoji Twemoji's tongue emoji Facebook's tongue emoji Messenger's tongue emoji Google's tongue emoji

Origin

Middle English: from a variant of Old French perçoivre, from Latin percipere ‘seize, understand’, from per- ‘entirely’ + capere ‘take’.

Pronunciation

  • perceive /pəˈsiːv/