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perceive

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1 to have a vague awareness of

  • I thought I perceived a problem, but I wasnʼt sure
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2 to make note of (something) through the use of oneʼs eyes

  • perceived that it was going to be a nice day
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get a load of [slang], lay eyes on, set eyes on

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3 to have a clear idea of

  • I perceive your point, but I still disagree
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pick up on

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