discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; "
catch sight of
follow and watch
be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state; "My cold is gone--I feel fine today"; "She felt tired after the long hike"; "She felt sad after her loss"
have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude; "She felt small and insignificant"; "You make me feel naked"; "I made the students feel different about themselves"
manual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure; "the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel"
a property perceived by touch
come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds; "I feel that he doesn't like me"; "I find him to be obnoxious"; "I found the movie rather entertaining"
an intuitive awareness; "he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it";
examine by touch; "Feel this soft cloth!"; "The customer fingered the sweater"
the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that
make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"
purchase; "What did you get at the toy store?"
undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); "She suffered a fracture in the accident"; "He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars"; "She got a bruise on her leg"; "He got his arm broken in the scuffle"
reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot; "the rock caught her in the back of the head"; "The blow got him in the back"; "The punch caught him in the stomach"
come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work"
be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia
the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
an intellectual hold or understanding; "a good grip on French history"; "they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"; "he was in the grip of a powerful emotion"; "a terrible power had her in its grasp"
the limit of capability;
get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something; "he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"
observe with care or pay close attention to;
a characteristic emotional quality; "it ended on a sour note"; "there was a note of gaiety in her manner"; "he detected a note of sarcasm"
a brief written record; "he made a note of the appointment"
a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there"
a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound;
a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling; "there was a note of uncertainty in his voice"
a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time; "I had to co-sign his n
perceive or be contemporaneous with;
perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight; "You have to be a good observer to see all the details"; "Can you see the bird in that tree?"; "He is blind--he cannot see"
see and understand, have a good eye; "The artist must first learn to see"
observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect; "The customs agent examined the baggage"; "I must see your passport before you can enter the country"
perceive (an idea or situation) mentally; "Now I see!"; "I just can't see your point"; "Does she realize how important this decision is?"; "I don't understand the idea"
see or watch; "view a show on television"; "This program will be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibition"; "Catch a show on Broadway"; "see a movie"
get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"
observe as if with
a natural appreciation or ability; "a keen musical sense"; "a good sense of timing"
the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted; "the dictionary gave several senses for the word"; "in the best sense charity is really a duty"; "the signifier is linked to the signified"
comprehend; "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"
become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I sense his hostility"; "i smell trouble"; "smell out corruption"
perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles; "He felt the wind"; "She felt an object brushing her arm"; "He felt his flesh crawl"; "She felt the heat when she got out of the car"
detect some circumstance or entity automatically; "This robot can sense the presence of people in the room"; "particle detectors sense ionization"
sound practical judgment; "Common sense is not so common"; "he hasn't got t