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received, past participle; receives, 3rd person singular present; receiving, present participle; received, past tense;
  1. Be given, presented with, or paid (something)
    • - most businesses will receive a tax cut
    • - she received her prize from the manager
  2. Take delivery of (something sent or communicated)
    • - he received fifty inquiries after advertising the job
  3. Buy or accept goods in the knowledge that they have been stolen
    • - a man convicted of receiving stolen property
  4. Detect or pick up (broadcast signals)
    • - Turkish television began to be received in Tashkent
  5. Form (an idea or impression) as a result of perception or experience
    • - the impression she received was one of unhurried leisure
  6. (in tennis and similar games) Be the player to whom the server serves (the ball)

  7. (in Christian services) Eat or drink (the Eucharistic bread or wine)
    • - he received Communion and left
  8. Consent to formally hear (an oath or confession)
    • - he failed to find a magistrate to receive his oath
  9. Serve as a receptacle for
    • - the basin that receives your blood
  10. Suffer, experience, or be subject to (specified treatment)
    • - the event received wide press coverage
    • - he received an eight-year prison sentence
    • - she received only cuts and bruises
  11. Respond to (something) in a specified way
    • - her first poem was not well received
  12. Meet with (a specified response or reaction)
    • - the rulings have received widespread acceptance
  13. Widely accepted as authoritative or true
    • - the myths and received wisdom about the country's past
  14. Meet and have to withstand
    • - the landward slopes receive the full force of the wind
  15. Greet or welcome (a visitor) formally
    • - representatives of the club will be received by the Mayor
  16. Be visited by
    • - she was not allowed to receive visitors
  17. Admit as a member
    • - hundreds of converts were received into the Church
  18. Provide space or accommodations for
    • - three lines are reserved for special vehicles, and the remaining lines receive the general rolling stock

  1. get something; come into possession of; "receive payment"; "receive a gift"; "receive letters from the front"
  2. receive a specified treatment (abstract); "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"
  3. pick up: register (perceptual input); "pick up a signal"
  4. experience: go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling"
  5. express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees"
  6. accept as true or valid; "He received Christ"
  7. (Reception (astrology)) In astrology, reception is a condition where one planet is located in a sign where a second planet has astrological dignity--for example, a sign which the second planet rules or in which it is exalted, or where the second planet is the triplicity ruler.
  8. (Reception (school)) Reception or Primary 1 is the first year of primary school in the United Kingdom and South Australia. It is preceded by nursery and is followed by Year One in England and Wales or Primary 2 in Northern Ireland and Scotland.
  9. (The Reception (film)) The Reception is 2005 feature film by American director John G. Young whose other films include Parallel Sons in 1995 and Rivers Wash Over Me in 2009. He wrote and directed the movie.
  10. to get, to be given something while the other party is the active partner (opposite: to obtain); to take possession of; To act as a host for guests; To suffer from (an injury); To detect a signal from a transmitter; To be in a position to take possition, or hit back the ball. ...
  11. (received) Generally accepted as correct or true; Unchallenged axioms
  12. (Received) The physical item is received by the borrowing library.  Items can be received in Batch Update mode or individually.
  13. (RECEIVED) The transaction has been successfully submitted to First ACH, and is waiting to be submitted to the receiving bank.
  14. (Received) An interlibrary loan item is in the library and is ready for you to check out. (After you check out an interlibrary loan item the request is no longer displayed.)
  15. (Received) March 2, 2011; Accepted: June 7, 2011; Published: July 18, 2011
  16. (Received) Results for the event have been received but not processed yet. They will be processed with the next rating run (usually on Tuesday nights).
  17. (Received) Typically when title is transferred and the benefits and burdens of ownership are shifted. For example, when the risk of loss (if the property is damaged) is shifted to the new-owner. Another example would be when the obligation to pay property taxes is shifted to new buyer. ...
  18. (Received) You may see books described as "received" on the Library Catalogue. This means that it is a new item which has just arrived and is being prepared for use. Ask at the Enquiry Desk if you would like to reserve an item which is "received".
  19. (received) healthcare  from one doctor while he was growing-up.)
  20. Permit received from other agency or Financial Guarantee and agreement is received and in-place.
  21. Received refers to the status of an application.  A Received application is one that has been entered into the City's permit tracking system.
  22. (Receiving) The lowest level; the student passively pays attention. Without this level no learning can occur.
  23. (Receiving) Awareness, willingness to hear, selected attention.
  24. (Receiving) The function of receiving and processing incoming materials.
  25. (Receiving) to take possession of the ball.