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Other scientists are training bats in the lab to try to untangle how clearly they perceive shapes.

Of course, the circumstances are anything but normal right now — in such a way that the election result could be perceived as surprising.

Cooter described her sources expressing heightened concern about the integrity of elections, compared to previous years, and a desire to combat the perceived risk of fraud.

You can quibble about the exact number, or whether it’s sometimes worth going to failure on the last set, but whatever approach you choose, Halperin’s results suggest that relying on perceived effort will give you a consistent training load.

Note that Groups D and E share the same components but in different configurations, which goes to show that personal preferences and cultural backgrounds may cause one person to perceive the complexity of a dish very differently from another.

I find it to be a very interesting concept—turning the weapons on who he perceives to be the perpetrators.

It is how you perceive the world and how the world perceives you.

“The world perceives cannabis consumers as deadhead, unemployed people—our mission is to change that,” says Defalco.

He perceives the sounds of evil intent where others detect only well-meaning (if possibly misguided) enthusiasm.

Perhaps the president is simply rewarding two men he perceives as having been loyal to him.

I may add that in him one perceives greater talents than are commonly seen in the favourites of Princes.

Caroline, after a week spent in taking note of her husband's absences, perceives that he passes seven hours a day away from her.

Whereby Hotham perceives that it is as good to throw away the bellows, and consider the matter extinct.

Life will begin when the world perceives its own weakness and the necessity for a different source of strength.

The soul, without receiving anything, nevertheless perceives the things she does not have.


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perceives, such as: feel, recognize, regard, grasp, observe, and identify.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.