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Adjective: perceived  pu(r)'seevd
  1. Detected by instinct or inference rather than by recognized perceptual cues
    "a perceived threat";
    - sensed
  2. Detected by means of the senses
    "a perceived difference in temperature"
Verb: perceive  pu(r)'seev
  1. To become aware of through the senses
    "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon";
    - comprehend
  2. Become conscious of
    "She finally perceived the futility of her protest"

See also: detected

Type of: realise [Brit], realize, see, understand

Encyclopedia: Perceived