Make and Perceive


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Make verb – To have a clear idea of.
Usage example: what do you make of the latest information?

Perceive and make are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Perceive" instead a verb "Make".
Nearby Words: makeup, making, maker
Synonyms for Make


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Perceive verb – To have a clear idea of.
Usage example: I perceive your point, but I still disagree

Make and perceive are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Make" instead a verb "Perceive".
Nearby Words: perception, perceptive, perceiving, perceived, percept
Synonyms for Perceive

Common collocations

life make life perceive life
people make people perceive people
sound make sound perceive sound
speech make speech perceive speech
Other nouns: time, way, world, difference.

Both words in one sentence

  • When a woman walked in on Morbius as he was shifting from human to vampire form, he used his hypnotic abilities to make her perceive him as perfectly normal.
  • Malloy in morphE uses Mind-based illusions to make a Properly Paranoid enemy perceive him and Asia Ellis as familiar people.
  • Useful Notes / Myers-Briggs The Myers-Briggs Temperament Indicator measures and typifies how people perceive the world and make decisions.
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