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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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