Another word for feel
To examine by touch
touch, handle, finger, explore, stroke, palm, caress, manipulate, press, squeeze, fondle, tickle, paw, feel for, fumble, grope, grasp, grapple, grip, clutch, clasp, run the fingers over, brush, pinch, poke, probe, prod, palpate, twiddle, contact, fiddle with*.
sense, perceive, apprehend, be aware of, be conscious of, observe, be moved by, respond, be sensible of, welcome, know, intuit, be affected by, be sensitive to, have the experience of, undergo, go through, taste, take to heart.
Antonyms ignore*, be insensitive to, be unaware of.
To give an impression through touch
Another word for feelverb
To be physically aware of through the senses:experience, have. See knowledge
To bring the hands or fingers, for example, into contact with so as to give or receive a physical sensation:finger, handle, palpate, touch. See touch
To reach about or search blindly or uncertainly:fumble, grabble, grope, poke. See seek, touch
To participate in or partake of personally:experience, go through, have, know, meet1 (with), see, suffer, taste (of), undergo. (Archaic) prove. Idiom: run up against. See participate
To be intuitively aware of:apprehend, intuit, perceive, sense. Idioms: feel in one's bones, get vibrations. See knowledge
To undergo an emotional reaction:experience, have, know, savor, taste. See feelings
To experience or express compassion:ache, commiserate, compassionate, pity, sympathize, yearn. Idioms: be sorry, have (or take) pity. See pity
To view in a certain way:believe, hold, sense, think. See opinion
To test the attitude of:probe, sound3 (out). Idioms: put out feelers, send up a trial balloon. See investigate
A particular sensation conveyed by means of physical contact:feeling, touch. See touch
The faculty or ability to perceive tactile stimulation:feeling, tactility, touch. See touch
A general impression produced by a predominant quality or characteristic:air, ambiance, atmosphere, aura, feeling, mood, smell, tone. See be
The proper method for doing, using, or handling something:knack, trick. (Informal) hang. See ability