feel for

Definition of feel for

  1. 1 :  to search for (something) by reaching or touching usually with the fingers The doctor felt for any possible fractures in the patient's bruised ribs. He felt for the light switch.

  2. 2 :  to have sympathy or pity for (someone) I feel (deeply) for you, but there's nothing I can do to help.

Word by Word Definitions

feelplay
  1. :  to handle or touch in order to examine, test, or explore some quality

    :  to perceive by a physical sensation coming from discrete end organs (as of the skin or muscles)

    :  to undergo passive experience of

  1. :  sensation, feeling

    :  the sense of touch

    :  the quality of a thing as imparted through or as if through touch


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