Definition of Receive in English :
Define Receive in English
Receive meaning in English
Meaning of Receive in English
Pronunciation of Receive in English
Receive pronunciation in English
Pronounce Receive in Englishsee synonyms of receive
1. have, receive
get something; come into possession of
Example Sentences:'receive payment''receive a gift''receive letters from the front'
receive a specified treatment (abstract)
Example Sentences:'These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation''His movie received a good review''I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions'
go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
Example Sentences:'get an idea''experience vertigo''get nauseous''receive injuries''have a feeling'
express willingness to have in one's home or environs
Example Sentences:'The community warmly received the refugees'
accept as true or valid
Example Sentences:'He received Christ'
convert into sounds or pictures
Example Sentences:'receive the incoming radio signals'
experience as a reaction
Example Sentences:'My proposal met with much opposition'
have or give a reception
Example Sentences:'The lady is receiving Sunday morning'
11. get, receive
receive as a retribution or punishment
Example Sentences:'He got 5 years in prison'
partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament
regard favorably or with disapproval
Example Sentences:'Her new collection of poems was not well received'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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