apperceive

verb

ap·​per·​ceive ˌa-pər-ˈsēv How to pronounce apperceive (audio)
apperceived; apperceiving

Word History

Etymology

French apercevoir

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of apperceive was in 1843

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“Apperceive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apperceive. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

apperceive

transitive verb
ap·​per·​ceive ˌap-ər-ˈsēv How to pronounce apperceive (audio)
apperceived; apperceiving
: to have apperception of
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