Feel

Adjective

  • Alternative form of fele

Adverb

    Noun

    • A quality of an object experienced by touch.

      "Bark has a rough feel."

    • A vague understanding.

      "I'm getting a feel for what you mean."

    • An act of fondling.

      "She gave me a quick feel to show that she loves me."

    • Alternative form of feeling.

      "I know that feel."

    • A vague mental impression.

      "You should get a feel of the area before moving in."

    • An intuitive ability.

      "She has a feel for music."

    Pronoun

    • (dialectal or obsolete) Alternative form of fele

    Verb

    • (transitive) To think, believe, or have an impression concerning.

      "I feel that we need to try harder."

    • (intransitive) To sympathise; to have the sensibilities moved or affected.

      "I feel for you and your plight."

    • (copulative) To seem (through touch or otherwise).

      "It looks like wood, but it feels more like plastic."

    • (transitive, copulative) To become aware of through the skin; to use the sense of touch on.

      "I felt downright hot and miserable evening at night."

    • (intransitive) To receive information by touch or by any neurons other than those responsible for sight, smell, taste, or hearing.
    • (transitive) To experience an emotion or other mental state about.

      "I can feel the sadness in his poems."

    • (intransitive, copulative) To experience an emotion or other mental state.

      "She felt even more upset when she heard the details."

    • (transitive) To experience the consequences of.

      "Feel my wrath!"

    • (transitive, US, slang) To understand.

      "I don't want you back here, ya feel me?"

    • (transitive, copulative) To become aware of through the skin; to use the sense of touch on.

      "You can feel a heartbeat if you put your fingers on your breast."

    • (transitive) To find one's way (literally or figuratively) by touching or using cautious movements.

      "I felt my way cautiously through the dangerous business maneuver."

    • (heading) To sense or think emotionally or judgmentally.
    • (intransitive, copulative) To experience an emotion or other mental state.

      "He obviously feels strongly about it."

    • (transitive) To be or become aware of.
    • (copulative) To seem (through touch or otherwise).

      "This is supposed to be a party, but it feels more like a funeral!"

    • (heading) To use the sense of touch.
    • (transitive) To find one's way (literally or figuratively) by touching or using cautious movements.

      "I felt my way through the darkened room."

    • (intransitive) To search by sense of touch.

      "He felt for the light switch in the dark."

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