Translation of "feel" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb uk /fiːl/ us /fil/ past tense and past participle felt

A1 to experience happiness, sadness, fear, etc.

I feel guilty about shouting at her.
He’s feeling lonely.
I felt sorry for her.

A1 to experience a touch, a pain, or something else that is physical

I felt a sharp pain in my foot.
Do you feel sick?

B1 to have an opinion about something

I feel that she’s the best person for the job.
feel like something

B1 to seem to be similar to a type of person, thing, or situation

Your hands feel like ice.
feel as if/feel like…

B1 to have a feeling or idea about something that you have experienced, even though it might not be true

It feels like I’ve been here forever, but it’s only been a week.
feel like something

B1 to want something

I feel like a sandwich.
feel like doing something

B1 to want to do something

Jane felt like crying.

to touch something in order to examine it

He felt her ankle to see if it was broken.
feel different, strange, etc.

If a place, situation, etc. feels different, strange, etc., that is how it seems to you.

It felt strange to see him again after so long.
The house feels empty without the kids.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “feel” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)