Perception etymology


English word perception comes from Latin capio (I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.), Latin pro

Etymology of perception

Detailed word origin of perception

Dictionary entry Language Definition
capio Latin (lat) I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
percipio Latin (lat) I feel. I learn, know, conceive, understand. I perceive, observe, notice. I seize or take on (entirely); assume; earn; occupy, keep (i.e. maintain control).
perceptio Latin (lat) (figuratively) perception, comprehension. A taking, receiving, collecting, gathering.
perception French (fr) Perception (clarification of this definition is being sought). Tax collection.
perception English (en) (cognition) That which is detected by the five senses; not necessarily understood (imagine looking through fog, trying to understand if you see a small dog or a cat); also that which is detected within consciousness as a thought, intuition, deduction, etc.. Acuity. Conscious understanding of something.. Organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information.. Vision (ability).

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