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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 of feel sensation, feeling, senseWords Related to feel 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 of feel perceive, scent, see, sense, smell, taste Words Related to feel 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 of feel touchWords Related to feel 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 of feel endure, experience, have, know, pass, see, suffer, sustain, taste, undergo, witnessWords Related to feel 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 of feel allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], conceive, consider, deem, esteem, believe, figure, guess, hold, imagine, judge, reckon [chiefly dialect], suppose, thinkWords Related to feel regard, view; accept, perceive; depend, rely, trust; assume, presume, presuppose, surmise; conclude, deduce, inferNear Antonyms of feel 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 of feel grope, fish, fumble, scrabbleWords Related to feel 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 of feel act, appear, come across (as), come off (as), seem, look, make, soundWords Related to feel dissemble, pretend; recall, resemble, suggest; hint, imply, insinuate


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