apperceive

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French aperceveir, apercevoir, from Late Latin *appercipēre, from ad- + percipere.

VerbEdit

apperceive (third-person singular simple present apperceives, present participle apperceiving, simple past and past participle apperceived)

  1. (obsolete) To perceive.
  2. (psychology) To be aware of perceiving; to understand a perception by linking it mentally with a mass of existing ideas of the same object.

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Last modified on 17 August 2013, at 02:08