Definition of Perception:

  1. The process by which people translate sensory impressions into a coherent and unified view of the world around them. Though necessarily based on incomplete and unverified (or unreliable) information, perception is equated with reality for most practical purposes and guides human behavior in general.

  2. The ability to see, hear, or become aware of something through the senses.

Synonyms of Perception

Acuity, Acumen, Acuteness, Apperception, Appreciation, Appreciativeness, Apprehension, Astuteness, Awareness, Clear sight, Cogency, Cognition, Cognizance, Color vision, Comprehension, Conceit, Concept, Conception, Cone vision, Consciousness, Critical discernment, Day vision, Daylight vision, Discernment, Experience, Eye, Eye-mindedness, Eyesight, Fancy, Farseeingness, Farsight, Farsightedness, Feel, Feeling, Field of view, Field of vision, Flair, Foresight, Foresightedness, Grasp, Horizon, Idea, Image, Imago, Impression, Incisiveness, Insight, Instinct, Intellection, Intellectual object, Intuition, Judgment, Keen sight, Ken, Knowledge, Longheadedness, Longsightedness, Memory-trace, Mental image, Mental impression, Mindfulness, Night vision, Noesis, Note, Notice, Notion, Observation, Opinion, Penetration, Percept, Perceptiveness, Percipience, Peripheral field, Peripheral vision, Perspective, Perspicaciousness, Perspicacity, Perspicuity, Perspicuousness, Photopia, Power of sight, Providence, Purview, Quick sight, Range, Realization, Recept, Recognition, Reflection, Representation, Response, Response to stimuli, Rod vision, Sagaciousness, Sagacity, Scope, Scotopia, Seeing, Sensation, Sense, Sense impression, Sense of sight, Sense perception, Sensibility, Sensory experience, Sentiment, Sight, Sightedness, Supposition, Sweep, Theory, Thought, Trenchancy, Twilight vision, Understanding, Unobstructed vision, View, Vision, Visual acuity, Visual field, Visual sense

How to use Perception in a sentence?

  1. Despite a vigorous and expensive advertising campaign intended to improve the companys reputation, the general publics perception of the company and its brand remained negative.
  2. The normal limits to human perception.
  3. The perception of many was that the speech given by Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr was solely advocating for racial equality and justice.
  4. During the schools lunch hour two girls got in a fight, when teachers went around asking other students who started the fight, everyone�s perception varied on who should take the blame.

Meaning of Perception & Perception Definition