Perceive in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Perceive

(transitive) To become aware of, through the physical senses or by thinking; to see; to understand.

Short Example Sentence for Perceive

  • 1. I did not perceive how the time flew. 🔊
  • 2. But I perceive no cloven foot. 🔊
  • 3. For I already perceive here tears and defiance before-hand. 🔊
  • 4. I perceive I must leave it raw edged and ill joined. 🔊
  • 5. You will perceive that I am now at Gneixendorf. 🔊
  • 6. In, in, Lest they perceive that we consult together! 🔊
  • 7. He will perceive that we have ventured upon a few slight alterations. 🔊
  • 8. The moment they perceive a man they gallop off to the woods. 🔊
  • 9. He can perceive a haystack at an enormous distance when he is interested. 🔊
  • 10. But Rollo did not perceive what the real difficulty in his task was. 🔊
  • 11. You don't perceive what harm May come of this. 🔊
  • 12. Then did Harald perceive that this would never serve his purpose. 🔊
  • 13. Though she isn't discerning, she has sense enough to perceive that. 🔊

How to use Perceive in a Sentence?

  • 1. She was too intent on her purpose to perceive any change in her mental attitude toward him. 🔊
  • 2. You, however, will readily perceive it to be possible that I should rather be congratulated. 🔊
  • 3. You perceive I am very poor, or perhaps you do not perceive it, for children see fairies in flies. 🔊
  • 4. So that, take it all together, you may perceive this is not a Place of the greatest Entertainment. 🔊
  • 5. Y.R.H. will perceive from the enclosed receipt of June 27, the dispatch of some music. 🔊
  • 6. From the perusal of these documents you will perceive whether or not my opinion of these people is unfounded. 🔊
  • 7. It is not difficult to perceive in the tone of this letter that its writer was not an accepted lover. 🔊
  • 8. The general want which we perceive in modern furniture is simplicity of structure and truthfulness of construction. 🔊
  • 9. We also find ourselves possessed of our judgments and feelings before we perceive the effectual power of the cause which produces them. 🔊
  • 10. It seemed to be a matter of high courtesy with her not to perceive that the choir-boys sang out of tune or that the sermon was prosy. 🔊
  • 11. You perceive how a man might exercise his mind in the attempt to strike an average of public serviceability in this miscellany! 🔊
  • 12. The giant could not but perceive that his principal really was frantic, and hastened to obey his behests. 🔊
  • 13. From this you will at once plainly perceive your line of conduct towards Carl's mother. 🔊
  • 14. I am always happy to meet persons who perceive the transcendent superiority of Shakspeare over all other writers. 🔊
  • 15. It chafed Hester to perceive that though she had pulled us down she could not depress us after the first. 🔊
  • 16. He felt that his smile was ghastly; but, as she seemed not to perceive it, he drew the conclusion that the ghastliness was within. 🔊
  • 17. Our readers will at once perceive how much the proceedings in this case, which occurred in the year 1580, differed from those of former times. 🔊
  • 18. I was greatly pleased to perceive that his Majesty was familiar with my books, and that his attitude toward them was not uncomplimentary. 🔊
  • 19. But they were now beginning to perceive the necessity of union, and were becoming every day more formidable to their Christian neighbours. 🔊
  • 20. I perceive that Baron Schweiger has not informed Y.R.H. of the attack I had yesterday. 🔊
  • 21. By this I perceive that he remembers that dinner of sixteen years ago, for he said the same thing to me about the student-chapter at that time. 🔊
  • 22. It was not difficult to perceive that the place to which he led me was devoted in the off hours to some other business besides the selling of liquor. 🔊
  • 23. You perceive that even the Orange outrages of Armagh have failed to goad the poor cowed creatures to rebellion. 🔊
  • 24. On entering the long room I perceive Mills established in an armchair which he had dragged in front of the divan. 🔊
  • 25. He kissed me as a young father might have done, with a sort of pride, and I was able to perceive he had taken an instant fancy to me. 🔊
  • 26. We may, from this account, perceive that the Crusaders had a tolerably clear idea of the nature and constitution of the society of the Assassins. 🔊
  • 27. If this definition of liberty be admitted, you will perceive that it is possible to reconcile the freedom of the will with absolute decrees; but we have not got rid of every difficulty. 🔊