Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of perceive.

Etymologies

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perceive + -eth

Examples

  • Oh, whosoever thou art that perceiveth thyself during this mortal existence to be rather drifting in treacherous waters, at the mercy of the winds and the waves, than walking on firm ground, turn not away thine eyes from the splendor of this guiding star, unless thou wish to be submerged by the storm!

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Replied she, ‘O Commander of the Faithful, it is thine to speak first, for thy judgment perceiveth that which is hidden from the intelligence of others.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • His sons come to honour, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, but he perceiveth it not of them.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night....

    The Volokh Conspiracy » I am a Merchant Ship

  • She perceiveth that her merchandise is profitable;

    Woman and Labour

  • For this he doth by the understanding of his mind, whereby he perceiveth the things of the Spirit of God; whereas otherwise, man being placed in honour, had no understanding, and is compared unto the brute beasts, and is become like unto them.

    The Confessions

  • His sons come to honor, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, but he perceiveth it not of them.

    Job 14.

  • So that when any lust or corruption whatever tumultuates and disquieteth the soul, puts it with violence on sin, let the soul know that it hath got the advantage of some outward temptation, though as yet it perceiveth not wherein, or at least is become itself a peculiar temptation by some incitation or provocation that hath befallen it, and is to be looked to more than ordinarily.

    Of Temptation

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