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feel

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of feel

  1. an indefinite physical response to a stimulus <the warm feel that fine cashmere gives> Synonyms sensation, feeling, senseRelated Words impression, perception; hint, suggestion, touch




feel

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of feel

  1. 1 to have a vague awareness of <I feel trouble brewing in the town> Synonyms perceive, scent, see, sense, smell, taste Related Words behold, descry, discern, distinguish, espy, eye, look (at), note, notice, observe, perceive, regard, remark, sight, spy, view, witness; ascertain, catch on (to), discover, find out, hear, learn, realize; anticipate, divine, expect, foreknow, foresee; assume, conjecture, guess, presume, speculate, suppose, surmise, suspect

  2. 2 to come into bodily contact with (something) so as to perceive a slight pressure on the skin <feel this blanket and perceive how soft it is> Synonyms touchRelated Words caress, embrace, finger, fondle, hug, kiss, lip, nose, nudge, nuzzle, paw, rub, stroke; palp, palpate; brush, graze, shave, skim; clasp, clench, cling (to), clutch, grasp, grip, handle, hold, palm; chuck, clap, dab, flick, pat, tag, tap, tip; hit, knock, pound, rap, whack

  3. 3 to come to a knowledge of (something) by living through it <with the birth of their first child the couple came to feel true happiness for the first time> Synonyms endure, experience, have, know, pass, see, suffer, sustain, taste, undergo, witnessRelated Words encounter, meet; accept, receive; assimilate, digest

  4. 4 to have as an opinion <I just feel that we haven't explored all of our options for raising funds> Synonyms allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], conceive, consider, deem, esteem, believe, figure, guess, hold, imagine, judge, reckon [chiefly dialect], suppose, thinkRelated Words regard, view; accept, perceive; depend, rely, trust; assume, presume, presuppose, surmise; conclude, deduce, inferNear Antonyms distrust, doubt, mistrust, question, suspect; disbelieve, discredit, reject

  5. 5 to search for something blindly or uncertainly <the sudden blackout had us feeling around in the dark for a flashlight> Synonyms grope, fish, fumble, scrabbleRelated Words grabble; cast about, hunt, look, reach, seek (out); capture, clutch, corral, get, grab, nab, nail, seize, snatch; comb, dig (through), dredge, rake, ransack, rifle, rummage, scour

  6. 6 to give the impression of being <it felt like a good idea at the time> Synonyms act, appear, come across (as), come off (as), seem, look, make, soundRelated Words dissemble, pretend; recall, resemble, suggest; hint, imply, insinuate




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