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Noun feel has 4 senses
  1. feel - an intuitive awareness; "he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it";
    --1 is a kind of
    awareness, consciousness, cognizance, cognisance, knowingness
    Derived form: verb feel2
  2. spirit, tone, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell - the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason"
    --2 is a kind of atmosphere, ambiance, ambience
    --2 has particulars: Hollywood; Zeitgeist
    Derived forms: verb feel12, verb feel7
  3. tactile property, feel - a property perceived by touch
    --3 is a kind of property
    --3 has particulars: touch; texture
    Derived forms: verb feel10, verb feel8, verb feel9, verb feel3
  4. feel - manual-genital stimulation for sexual pleasure; "the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel"
    --4 is a kind of
    foreplay, arousal, stimulation
    Derived form: verb feel13
Verb feel has 13 senses
  1. feel, experience - undergo an emotional sensation; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret"
    Derived forms: noun feelings1, noun feeling1
    Sample sentence:
    John will feel angry
  2. find, feel - come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds; "I feel that he doesn't like me"; "I find him to be obnoxious"; "I found the movie rather entertaining"
    --2 is one way to reason, reason out, conclude
    Derived forms: noun feel1, noun feeling2
    Sample sentence:
    They feel that there was a traffic accident
  3. feel, sense - perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles; "He felt the wind"; "She felt an object brushing her arm"; "He felt his flesh crawl"; "She felt the heat when she got out of the car"
    --3 is one way to perceive, comprehend
    Derived forms: noun feel3, noun feeling4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. feel - seem with respect to a given sensation given; "My cold is gone--I feel fine today"; "She felt tired after the long hike"
    --4 is one way to
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s Adjective
  5. feel - have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude; "She felt small and insignificant"; "You make me feel naked"; "I made the students feel different about themselves"
    --5 is one way to
    think, believe, consider, conceive
    Derived form: noun feelings1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s something Adjective/Noun
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
  6. feel - undergo passive experience of:"We felt the effects of inflation"; "her fingers felt their way through the string quartet"; "she felt his contempt of her"
    --6 is one way to
    experience, undergo, see, go through
    Derived form: noun feeling3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  7. feel - be felt or perceived in a certain way; "The ground feels shaky"; "The sheets feel soft"
    --7 is one way to
    look, appear, seem
    Derived form: noun feel2
    Sample sentence:
    The cool air does feel good
  8. feel - grope or feel in search of something; "He felt for his wallet"
    --8 is one way to
    search, seek, look for
    Derived form: noun feel3
    Sample sentence:
    The men feel the area for animals
  9. feel, finger - examine by touch; "Feel this soft cloth!"; "The customer fingered the sweater"
    Derived forms: noun feeler4, noun feeler1, noun feel3, noun feeling5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. palpate, feel - examine (a body part) by palpation; "The nurse palpated the patient's stomach"; "The runner felt her pulse"
    --10 is one way to touch
    Derived form: noun feel3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  11. feel - find by testing or cautious exploration; "He felt his way around the dark room"
    --11 is one way to
    find, regain
    Derived forms: noun feeler4, noun feeler1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  12. feel - produce a certain impression; "It feels nice to be home again"
    --12 is one way to
    look, appear, seem
    Derived form: noun feel2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s Adjective/Noun
  13. feel - pass one's hands over the sexual organs of; "He felt the girl in the movie theater"
    --13 is one way to
    Derived form: noun feel4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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