|1.||the act or the effect of perceiving|
|2.||insight or intuition gained by perceiving|
|3.||the ability or capacity to perceive|
|4.||way of perceiving; awareness or consciousness; view: advertising affects the customer's perception of a product|
|5.||the process by which an organism detects and interprets information from the external world by means of the sensory receptors|
|6.||law the collection, receipt, or taking into possession of rents, crops, etc|
|[C15: from Latin perceptiō comprehension; see |
perception per·cep·tion (pər-sěp'shən)
The process, act, or faculty of perceiving.
Recognition and interpretation of sensory stimuli based chiefly on memory.