perception etymology

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

Detailed word origin of perception

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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 (fra) Perception (clarification of this definition is being sought). Tax collection.
perception English (eng) (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).

Words with the same origin as perception

Descendants of capio
accept accepted cap capacity catch chase concept deceive deception except exception exceptional intercept occupation occupy participate prince principle purchase receive reception recipe recover recovery
Descendants of pro
pure purpose