Knowledge vs. Perception

Knowledge vs. Perception — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Knowledge and Perception

Knowledgenoun

The state or fact of knowing

Humans naturally aspire to knowledge.

Perceptionnoun

The process of perceiving something with the senses

the perception of a faint sound.

Knowledgenoun

Familiarity, awareness, or understanding gained through experience or study

has great knowledge of these parts.has only limited knowledge of chemistry.

Perceptionnoun

An instance of this

sense perceptions.

Knowledgenoun

The sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

the extraordinary knowledge housed in the library.

Perceptionnoun

The process or state of being aware of something

the perception of time.

Knowledgenoun

(Archaic) Carnal knowledge.

Perceptionnoun

Insight or knowledge gained by thinking

the perception that inheritance must be coded in DNA.

Knowledgenoun

The fact of knowing about something; general understanding or familiarity with a subject, place, situation etc.

His knowledge of Iceland was limited to what he'd seen on the Travel Channel.

Perceptionnoun

The capacity for such insight or knowledge

theories of how to enhance human perception.

Knowledgenoun

Awareness of a particular fact or situation; a state of having been informed or made aware of something.

Perceptionnoun

An insight or point of knowledge

The article is full of astute perceptions.

Knowledgenoun

Intellectual understanding; the state of appreciating truth or information.

Knowledge consists in recognizing the difference between good and bad decisions.

Perceptionnoun

An interpretation or impression; an opinion or belief

doctors working to change the public perception of certain diseases.

Knowledgenoun

Familiarity or understanding of a particular skill, branch of learning etc.

Does your friend have any knowledge of hieroglyphs, perchance?A secretary should have a good knowledge of shorthand.

Perceptionnoun

Organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information.

Knowledgenoun

(philosophical) Justified true belief

Perceptionnoun

Conscious understanding of something.

Knowledgenoun

Sexual intimacy or intercourse (now usually in phrase carnal knowledge).

Perceptionnoun

Vision (ability)

Knowledgenoun

(obsolete) Information or intelligence about something; notice.

Perceptionnoun

Acuity

Knowledgenoun

The total of what is known; all information and products of learning.

His library contained the accumulated knowledge of the Greeks and Romans.

Perceptionnoun

(cognition) That which is detected by the five senses; not necessarily understood (imagine looking through fog, trying to understand if you see a small dog or a cat); also that which is detected within consciousness as a thought, intuition, deduction, etc.

Knowledgenoun

(countable) Something that can be known; a branch of learning; a piece of information; a science.

Perceptionnoun

the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept

Knowledgenoun

(obsolete) Acknowledgement.

Perceptionnoun

a way of conceiving something;

Luther had a new perception of the Bible

Knowledgenoun

(obsolete) Notice, awareness.

Perceptionnoun

the process of perceiving

Knowledgenoun

The deep familiarity with certain routes and places of interest required by taxicab drivers working in London, England.

Perceptionnoun

knowledge gained by perceiving;

a man admired for the depth of his perception

Knowledgeverb

(obsolete) To confess as true; to acknowledge.

Perceptionnoun

becoming aware of something via the senses

Knowledgenoun

the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning