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Synonyms of feel in English:


  • 1 she felt the fabric
    touch, stroke, caress, fondle, finger, thumb, handle
  • 2 she felt a breeze on her back
    perceive, sense, detect, discern, notice, be aware of, be conscious of
  • 3 you will not feel any pain
  • 4 he felt his way toward the door
    grope, fumble, scrabble, pick
  • 5 feel the temperature of the water
    test, try (out), check, assess
  • 6 he feels that he should go to the meeting
    believe, think, consider (it right), be of the opinion, hold, maintain, judge
    informal reckon, figure
  • 7 I feel that he is only biding his time
    sense, have a (funny) feeling, get the impression, have a hunch, intuit
  • 8 the air feels damp
    seem, appear, strike one as
  • noun

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  • 1 the divers worked by feel
    (sense of) touch, tactile sense, feeling (one's way)
  • 2 the feel of the paper
    texture, surface, finish;
    weight, thickness, consistency, quality
  • 3 the feel of a room
    atmosphere, ambience, aura, mood, feeling, air, impression, character, tenor, spirit, flavor
    informal vibrations, vibes
  • 4 a feel for languages
  • Phrases

    feel for
    tell your mother we certainly feel for her
    sympathize with, be sorry for, pity, feel pity for, feel sympathy for, feel compassion for, be moved by;
    commiserate with, condole with
    feel like
    I feel like some lemon meringue pie
    want, would like, wish for, desire, fancy, feel in need of, long for
    informal yen for, be dying for
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