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Translation of "feel" - English-German dictionary

feel

verb /fiːl/ ( past tense, past participle felt /felt/)
to become aware of (something) by the sense of touch fühlen She felt his hand on her shoulder.
to find out the shape, size, texture etc of something by touching, usually with the hands befühlen She felt the parcel carefully.
to experience or be aware of (an emotion, sensation etc) spüren He felt a sudden anger.
to think (oneself) to be fühlen She feels sick How does she feel about her work?
to believe or consider glauben She feels that the company treated her badly.
feeler noun
(in certain animals, insects etc) an organ for touching, especially one of the two thread-like parts on an insect’s head. der Fühler A butterfly has a pair of feelers on its head.
feeling noun
power and ability to feel das Gefühl I have no feeling in my little finger.
something that one feels physically das Gefühl a feeling of great pain.
(usually in plural) something that one feels in one’s mind das Gefühl His angry words hurt my feelings a feeling of happiness.
an impression or belief das Gefühl I have a feeling that the work is too hard.
affection das Gefühl He has no feeling for her now.
emotion das Gefühl He spoke with great feeling.
feel as if / as though
to have the sensation (physical or mental) or feeling that das Gefühl haben, als ob I feel as if I am going to be sick She feels as though she has known him for years.
feel like
to have the feelings that one would have if one were sich fühlen wie I feel like a princess in this beautiful dress He felt like an idiot (= He felt very foolish).
to feel that one would like to (have, do etc) Lust haben auf/zu I feel like a drink Do you feel like going to the cinema?
feel one’s way
to find one’s way by feeling (sich) tasten I had to feel my way to the door in the dark.
get the feel of
to become accustomed to ein Gefühl bekommen für It takes a while to get the feel of a new job.
(Definition of feel from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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