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    receive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word receive

    Definition
    (verb) get something; come into possession of
    Synonyms : have
    Example Sentence
    • receive payment
    • receive a gift
    • receive letters from the front
    Definition
    (verb) receive a specified treatment (abstract)
    Synonyms : find , get , incur , obtain
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) register (perceptual input)
    Synonyms : pick up
    Example Sentence
    • pick up a signal
    Definition
    (verb) go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
    Synonyms : experience , get , have
    Example Sentence
    • get an idea
    • experience vertigo
    • get nauseous
    • receive injuries
    • have a feeling
    Definition
    (verb) express willingness to have in one's home or environs
    Synonyms : invite , take in
    Example Sentence
    • The community warmly received the refugees
    Definition
    (verb) accept as true or valid
    Example Sentence
    • He received Christ
    Definition
    (verb) bid welcome to; greet upon arrival
    Synonyms : welcome
    Definition
    (verb) convert into sounds or pictures
    Example Sentence
    • receive the incoming radio signals
    Definition
    (verb) experience as a reaction
    Synonyms : encounter , meet
    Example Sentence
    • My proposal met with much opposition
    Definition
    (verb) have or give a reception
    Example Sentence
    • The lady is receiving Sunday morning
    Definition
    (verb) receive as a retribution or punishment
    Synonyms : get
    Example Sentence
    • He got 5 years in prison
    Definition
    (verb) partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament Definition
    (verb) regard favorably or with disapproval
    Example Sentence
    • Her new collection of poems was not well received
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