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1. To become aware of directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing.
2. To achieve understanding of; apprehend.

per·ceiv′a·ble adj.
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John Paul Wilson's research interestingly found that even Black perceivers overestimated the physical size of Black targets relative to White, but the link between perceived size and harm capability was limited to White perceivers.
The perceivers of the poems enact meanings, at the end of the day, whether the poets intend to convey meanings or not" (271).
The perceiver does not infer the moral property from the non-normative base properties with the aid of the felt sense of connection, but rather, sees the moral property in virtue of the felt sense of connection.
With negative expectations, perceivers worry about the target's next course of actions and try to protect themselves from potential risk and vulnerability.
All of the above may be aggregated across theoretically significant groups of perceivers.
On another level, her secular thesis may be the counterpart of Buber's "dialogical encounter" as Soto's work becomes the place and time of transmission between human beings--an activist encounter between the perceivers in which each may feel the impact as a kind of heightened and rarified encounter.
0" ("blogs, social networking sites, wikis, and discussion-enriched archives" (208]), Page shows how interaction between and among writers and readers expands the possibilities of the ontological category, giving perceivers new ways to contribute to determining what happens.
If the characters are to function iconically--that is, according to a likeness or similarity to nonfictional perceiving individuals in a chaotic environment--we may assume that, by analogy, they perceive a chaotic landscape as chaotic perceivers.
A structural-identity prejudice is not primarily located within the cognitive landscape of individual perceivers per se.
His creative process is thereby exteriorized and opened to the public and his gigantic sculptures welcome and embrace the perceivers.
One of the most studied strategies is that perceivers can decide that the victims deserved to suffer; for instance, their misfortune can be attributed to reckless behavior, or they can be judged to be bad, unworthy persons whose suffering is not unjust, even if they did not cause the outcome directly.