Synonyms of feel in English:

feel


See definition of feel

verb

1‘she encourages her customers to feel the fabrics’

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touch, stroke, caress, fondle, finger, thumb, handle, manipulate, fiddle with, play with, toy with, maul
put one's hand on, lay a finger on
informal paw

2‘she felt a steady breeze on her back’

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perceive, sense, detect, discern, make out, notice, observe, identify
be sensible of, have a sensation of, be aware of, be conscious of

3‘the patient does not feel pain during the procedure’

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experience, undergo, go through, bear, endure, suffer, be forced to contend with
know, have

4‘he began to feel his way towards the door’

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grope, fumble, scrabble, pick, poke, explore

5‘feel the temperature of the water’

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test, try, try out, assess

6‘he feels that he should go to the meeting’

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believe, think, consider it right, consider, fancy, be of the opinion, hold, maintain, judge, deem
suspect, suppose, assume, presume, conclude, come to the conclusion that
North American figure
informal reckon
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doubt

7‘I feel that he is only biding his time’

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sense, have a feeling, get the impression, feel in one's bones, have a hunch, have a funny feeling, just know, intuit

8‘the air feels damp’

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seem, appear, strike one as

noun

1‘in murky water the divers work by feel’

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touch, sense of touch, tactile sense, tactility, feeling, feeling one's way, contact
texture

2‘he liked the feel of the paper’

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texture, surface, finish, grain, nap
weight, thickness, consistency
quality, character

3‘lighting can radically alter the feel of a room’

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atmosphere, ambience, aura, mood, feeling, air, impression, climate, character, overtone, undertone, tenor, spirit, quality, flavour, colour
informal vibrations, vibes, vibe
rare subcurrent

4‘he has a real feel for the language’

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aptitude, knack, flair, bent, talent, gift, art, trick, faculty, ability, propensity, inclination
head, mind, brain
informal know-how

Phrases

    feel for

    ‘the press persecuted John and I felt for him’


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    archaic


    feel like

    ‘I feel like an ice cream’


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    informal