perceive [-d, -s, perceiving] v
OFr < L. percipěre, take possession of, apprehend with the mind or senses < per, through, thoroughly + capěre, take; seize, lay hold of.
- Realize; recognize; notice; ascertain; become aware (of); become conscious (of).
- See; observe; behold.
- [Fig.] predict; anticipate; expect; foresee; be aware of in advance.