feel


feel (http://definr.com/feel)

     n 1: an intuitive awareness; "he has a feel for animals" or "it's
          easy when you get the feel of it"
     2: 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" [syn: spirit, tone,
         feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell]
     3: a property perceived by touch [syn: tactile property]
     4: manual-genital stimulation for sexual pleasure; "the girls
        hated it when he tried to sneak a feel"
     v 1: undergo an emotional sensation; "She felt resentful"; "He
          felt regret" [syn: experience]
     2: 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" [syn: find]
     3: 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" [syn: sense]
     4: seem with respect to the sensation given; of physical
        states, indicating as health, etc.: "My cold is gone--I
        feel fine today"; "She felt tired after the long hike"
     5: 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"
     6: 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"
     7: be felt or perceived in a certain way; "The ground feels
        shaky"; "The sheets feel soft"
     8: grope or feel in search of something; "He felt for his
        wallet"
     9: examine by touch; "Feel this soft cloth!"; "The customer
        fingered the sweater" [syn: finger]
     10: examine by palpation for medical purposes; as of body parts;
         "The nurse palpated the patient's stomach"; "The runner
         felt her pulse" [syn: palpate]
     11: find by testing or cautious exploration; "He felt his way
         around the dark room"
     12: produce a certain impression; "It feels nice to be home
         again"
     13: pass one's hands over the sexual organs of (slang); "He felt
         the girl in the movie theater"