percipio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From per (through) + capiō (capture, seize; understand).

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present active percipiō, present infinitive percipere, perfect active percēpī, supine perceptum

  1. I seize or take on (entirely); assume; earn; occupy, keep (i.e. maintain control)
  2. I perceive, observe, notice
  3. I feel
  4. I learn, know, conceive, understand

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Note there is an old form percēpset for percēpisset.

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