feel-v; 4 Senses

Sense Number 1: experience, sense, emote

Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1[experiencer] FEEL NP2[stimulus] NP1[experiencer] FEEL ADVP Includes: FEEL FOR, FEEL LIKE, FEEL LIKE A MILLION (DOLLARS)

She felt resentful.
He felt the wind in his face.
Are you feeling better today?
She felt small and insignificant.
They never seemed to feel the effects of inflation.
The sheets feel soft.
He wasn't feeling comfortable in his new job.
It feels wonderful to be on vacation!
She really feels for stray animals.
I feel like a cold beer now.
After that nap, I felt like a million dollars!

VerbNet: marvel-31.3-3,see-30.1-1,stimulus_subject-30.4
FrameNet: Perception_experience,Feeling,Appearance
PropBank: feel.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 12
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
feel_like_a_million 1
feel_for 1
feel_like_a_million_dollars 1
feel_like 1

Sense Number 2: touch,grope

Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1[agent] FEEL NP2[patient] NP1[agent] FEEL PP{P NP[location]} (PP{for NP[patient]}) Includes: FEEL UP

She felt under her chair for the earring.
I like the way this cashmere feels to the touch.
The runner felt her pulse.
He couldn't feel his way very well through the dark unfamiliar room.
He got arrested for feeling up girls in the theater.

VerbNet: hunt-35.1,see-30.1-1
FrameNet: Seeking,Perception_active
PropBank: feel.03,feel.04
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 8, 9, 10, 11, 13

Sense Number 3: find, conclude

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1 FEEL SCOMP

I felt the movie did a bad job of developing the storyline.
She is feeling that her son is too young to play football.

VerbNet: conjecture-29.5-1,consider-29.9-2
FrameNet: Opinion
PropBank: feel.02,feel.05
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 4: FEEL OUT: try to learn someone's intentions

Commentary: Is: FEEL OUT Syntax Is: NP1[agent] FEEL OUT NP2[patient]

We need to feel out the new CEO to see if he's on the laborers' side.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
feel_out 1