1. the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept

Similar word(s): percept

Definition categories: thought, representation

2. a way of conceiving something

- Luther had a new perception of the Bible

Definition categories: thought, conceptualisation, conceptuality, conceptualization

3. the process of perceiving

Definition categories: thought

4. knowledge gained by perceiving

- a man admired for the depth of his perception

Definition categories: thought, cognition, knowledge, noesis

5. becoming aware of something via the senses

Similar word(s): sensing

Definition categories: act