Etymology
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percept (n.)

"immediate object in perception," 1837, from Latin perceptum "(a thing) perceived," noun use of neuter past participle of percipere "to perceive" (see perceive). Formed on model of concept.

updated on March 24, 2020

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Definitions of percept from WordNet

percept (n.)
the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept;
Synonyms: perception / perceptual experience
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