usage: to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"
2. perceive, understand, realize, realise, see
usage: become conscious of; "She finally perceived the futility of her protest"
1. sensed, perceived, detected (vs. undetected)
usage: detected by instinct or inference rather than by recognized perceptual cues; "the felt presence of an intruder"; "a sensed presence in the room raised goosebumps on her arms"; "a perceived threat"
2. perceived, detected (vs. undetected)
usage: detected by means of the senses; "a perceived difference in temperature"