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

5 senses of perception

Sense 1
percept, perception, perceptual experience -- (the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept)
       => representation, mental representation, internal representation -- (a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image)

Sense 2
perception -- (a way of conceiving something; "Luther had a new perception of the Bible")
       => conceptualization, conceptualisation, conceptuality -- (an elaborated concept)

Sense 3
perception -- (the process of perceiving)
       => basic cognitive process -- (cognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge)

Sense 4
perception -- (knowledge gained by perceiving; "a man admired for the depth of his perception")
       => cognition, knowledge, noesis -- (the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning)

Sense 5
sensing, perception -- (becoming aware of something via the senses)
       => sensory activity -- (activity intended to achieve a particular sensory result)

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