Synonyms of perceive in English:

perceive


See definition of perceive

verb

1‘Belinda immediately perceived the flaws in her story’

SYNONYMS

discern, recognize, become cognizant of, become aware of, become conscious of, come to know, get to know, tell, distinguish, grasp, understand, take in, make out, find, identify, hit on, comprehend, apprehend, figure out, deduce, conclude, see, discover, learn, appreciate, realize, ascertain, sense, divine, intuit

informal catch on to, have an aha moment

British informal twig

rare cognize

2‘sharks and rays cannot perceive colour’

SYNONYMS

see, make out, pick out, discern, detect, catch sight of, spot, observe, glimpse, notice, recognize, identify

hear, smell, sniff, sniff out, scent, nose out, feel, taste, sense

3‘he was perceived as too negative’

SYNONYMS

look on, view, regard, consider, think of, judge, deem, appraise, assess, adjudge, figure, figure out, size up, value, rate, suppose, think, sum up, weigh up