Notice and Perceive


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Notice verb – To make note of (something) through the use of one's eyes.
Usage example: did you notice what she was wearing?

Perceive is a synonym for notice in observe topic. In some cases you can use "Perceive" instead a verb "Notice", when it comes to topics like speech, see, discern.
Nearby Words: notify, noticeable, noticeably, noticed, noticing
Synonyms for Notice


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Perceive verb – To have a vague awareness of.
Usage example: I thought I perceived a problem, but I wasn't sure

Notice is a synonym for perceive in see topic. You can use "Notice" instead the word "Perceive" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as speech, discern.
Nearby Words: perception, perceptive, perceiving, perceived, percept
Synonyms for Perceive

Common collocations

people notice people perceive people
someone notice someone perceive someone
presence notice presence perceive presence
death notice death perceive death
Other nouns: time, way, difference, pain, details, existence, feelings, events.

Both words in one sentence

  • The protagonists sometimes notice that time has passed by looking at objects outside the ship, as they don't perceive the activation and deactivation of the stasis field otherwise.
  • Invisible to Adults People without hypersensitivity may be able to perceive some of these things, but generally don't notice them, whereas the hypersensitive have great difficulty ignoring them, or are unable to ignore them.
  • His entire family has a gene that allows them to subtly perceive other people's twitches and nervousness, and the tight bracelet allows Apollo to notice more easily when he's subconsciously perceiving it through body temperature increases and the like.
    Source: Magic Realism
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