toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

perceive
used in The Return of the King

10 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
?  —10 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • And then Beregond, perceiving the mercy and justice of the King, was glad, and kneeling kissed his hand, and departed in joy and content.
    6.5 -- Book 6 Chapter 5 -- The Steward and the King (75% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Yet by a sense other than sight Pippin perceived that Gandalf had the greater power and the deeper wisdom, and a majesty that was veiled.
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (40% in)
  • Yet in the wizard's face he saw at first only lines of care and sorrow; though as he looked more intently he perceived that under all there was a great joy: a fountain of mirth enough to set a kingdom laughing, were it to gush forth.
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (47% in)
  • He can perceive, if he bends his will thither, much of what is passing in the minds of men, even of those that dwell far off.
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (49% in)
  • Enough to perceive that there are two follies to avoid.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (32% in)
  • Then perceiving that the valour of the City was already beaten down, the hidden Captain put forth his strength.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (80% in)
  • Alas! but now I perceive how his will was able to enter into the very heart of the City.
    5.7 -- Book 5 Chapter 7 -- The Pyre of Denethor (87% in)
  • When I first looked on her and perceived her unhappiness, it seemed to me that I saw a white flower standing straight and proud, shapely as a lily, and yet knew that it was hard, as if wrought by elf-wrights out of steel.
    5.8 -- Book 5 Chapter 8 -- The Houses of Healing (64% in)
  • This war then is without final hope, as Denethor perceived.
    5.9 -- Book 5 Chapter 9 -- The Last Debate (61% in)
  • And coming, the Warden spoke his name, and he turned and saw the Lady Eowyn of Rohan; and he was moved with pity, for he saw that she was hurt, and his clear sight perceived her sorrow and unrest.
    6.5 -- Book 6 Chapter 5 -- The Steward and the King (9% in)

There are no more uses of "perceive" in The Return of the King.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Vocabulary.com®Dictionary / synonyms — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®