Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun feel

4 senses of feel

Sense 1
feel -- (an intuitive awareness; "he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it";)
       => awareness, consciousness, cognizance, cognisance, knowingness -- (having knowledge of; "he had no awareness of his mistakes"; "his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced"; "their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive")

Sense 2
spirit, tone, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell -- (the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason")
       => atmosphere, ambiance, ambience -- (a particular environment or surrounding influence; "there was an atmosphere of excitement")

Sense 3
tactile property, feel -- (a property perceived by touch)
       => property -- (a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles")

Sense 4
feel -- (manual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure; "the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel")
       => foreplay, arousal, stimulation -- (mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb feel

13 senses of feel

Sense 1
feel, experience -- (undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret")
          Phrasal Verb-> feel for#1

Sense 2
find, feel -- (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")
       => reason, reason out, conclude -- (decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house")

Sense 3
feel, sense -- (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")
       => perceive, comprehend -- (to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon")

Sense 4
feel -- (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")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 5
feel -- (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")
       => think, believe, consider, conceive -- (judge or regard; look upon; judge; "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior")

Sense 6
feel -- (undergo passive experience of:"We felt the effects of inflation"; "her fingers felt their way through the string quartet"; "she felt his contempt of her")
       => experience, see, go through -- (go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam")

Sense 7
feel -- (be felt or perceived in a certain way; "The ground feels shaky"; "The sheets feel soft")
       => look, appear, seem -- (give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time")

Sense 8
feel -- (grope or feel in search of something; "He felt for his wallet")
       => search, seek, look for -- (try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county")

Sense 9
feel, finger -- (examine by touch; "Feel this soft cloth!"; "The customer fingered the sweater")

Sense 10
palpate, feel -- (examine (a body part) by palpation; "The nurse palpated the patient's stomach"; "The runner felt her pulse")
       => touch -- (make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband")

Sense 11
feel -- (find by testing or cautious exploration; "He felt his way around the dark room")
       => find, regain -- (come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost; "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!")

Sense 12
feel -- (produce a certain impression; "It feels nice to be home again")
       => look, appear, seem -- (give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time")

Sense 13
feel -- (pass one's hands over the sexual organs of; "He felt the girl in the movie theater")
       => touch -- (make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband")

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