apperceive

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

Definition of apperceive

First Known Use of apperceive

1843, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for apperceive

French apercevoir

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“Apperceive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apperceive. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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apperceive

transitive verb
ap·​per·​ceive | \ ˌap-ər-ˈsēv How to pronounce apperceive (audio) \
apperceived; apperceiving

Medical Definition of apperceive

: to have apperception of

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