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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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At this moment Athos perceived a man walking on the seashore parallel to the jetty, and hastening his steps, as if to reach the other side of the port, scarcely twenty steps from the place of embarking.
According to this view, a particular cat can be PERceived or imagined, while the universal "cat" is CONceived.
At first I perceived that he tried to suppress his emotion; he placed his hands before his eyes, and my voice quivered and failed me as I beheld tears trickle fast from between his fingers; a groan burst from his heaving breast.
Others picked out MacWhirr, in whom they perceived a definite symbolic intention.
The editor, who obviously had read the story, might have perceived that for himself.
I perceived one of them immediately fall; being knocked down, I suppose, with a club or wooden sword, for that was their way; and two or three others were at work immediately, cutting him open for their cookery, while the other victim was left standing by himself, till they should be ready for him.
Having knocked this fellow down, the other who pursued him stopped, as if he had been frightened, and I advanced towards him: but as I came nearer, I perceived presently he had a bow and arrow, and was fitting it to shoot at me: so I was then obliged to shoot at him first, which I did, and killed him at the first shot.
The merchant needs to overcome shoppers' perceived risk and increase their purchase intentions.
Instead they focused on studying the relationship between perceived usefulness and perceived ease of use on intention to use (Klopping & McKinney, 2004).
Research: This study was designed to test the association between docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplementation and perceived stress and cortisol response to a stressor during pregnancy in a sample of African American women living in lowincome environments.
Perceived support from adult family members was negatively associated with depressive symptoms, and negative interactions with police were positively associated with depressive symptoms in a study of 707 adolescents from an urban high school.
Also, literature suggests that high hope can lead to lower perceived risk, which can lead consumers to harmful behaviors (Fleming, 2008).

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