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To notice or recognize something or someone - thesaurus

Synonyms

notice

verb

to become conscious of someone or something by seeing, hearing, or feeling them

recognize

verb

to know who the person is or what the thing is that you are seeing, hearing etc because you have seen, heard etc them before

observe

verb

formal to notice someone doing something, or to notice something happening

identify

verb

to recognize someone and be able to say who they are

spot

verb

to notice someone or something

detect

verb

to notice something, especially when it is not obvious

discern

verb

formal to notice something, especially after thinking about it carefully or studying it

tell

verb

to recognize something as a result of knowledge, experience, or evidence

tell apart

to recognize the difference between two people or things that are very similar

recognition

noun

the ability to recognize a person or thing

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alight on

formal to suddenly notice or think of something

awaken to

formal to begin to notice something, or to make someone begin to notice something, especially danger

catch

verb

to find someone doing something that they do not expect you to see, especially something wrong or illegal

catch

verb

to find someone in a situation that they are not expecting or prepared for

catch someone in the act (of doing something)

to find someone and interrupt them when they are doing something wrong

clock

verb

Britishinformal to notice someone

discover

verb

to recognize the ability of someone such as a writer or performer and help to make them famous

feel

verb

to notice something that is touching you or something that is happening to your body

feel

verb

to notice something that you know is there but cannot see, hear, touch, or smell

have eyes in the back of your head

to notice everything that is happening around you

hear

verb

to notice that someone is affected by a particular feeling from the way that they are speaking

ID

verb

spoken to identify someone (=say who they are), especially a criminal or a dead body

identification

noun

the action of recognizing someone who you have seen before

identification

noun

the action of recognizing something that you are looking for

identify

verb

to recognize something and understand exactly what it is

know

verb

to recognize someone or something

miss

verb

to notice that you do not have something any more

note

verb

formal to notice or realize something

not know what someone sees in someone

to recognize a particular quality in someone or something

perceive

verb

formal to notice or realize something

pick out

to recognize someone or something from a group

pick up

to notice a smell or sound, or to notice that someone or something is present

pick up on

to notice something that is not very obvious

place

verb

to recognize someone or something and remember their name

recognise

a British spelling of recognize

register

verb

to realize or notice something

see something coming (a mile off)

to notice or realize that something is going to happen

spot

verb

to notice that someone has a talent that can be developed

spot/recognize/tell /someone/something a mile off

to see or recognize someone or something very easily

surprise

verb

to discover someone doing something, especially something that they should not be doing

take note

to notice something and try to remember it because you think it is important

tell

verb

to recognize the difference between one person or thing and another

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