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Meaning & Definition of Receive in English

English

Receive

/rəsiv/

verb

1. Get something

  • Come into possession of
  • "Receive payment"
  • "Receive a gift"
  • "Receive letters from the front"
    synonym:
  • receive
  • ,
  • have

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"
    synonym:
  • receive
  • ,
  • get
  • ,
  • find
  • ,
  • obtain
  • ,
  • incur

3. Register (perceptual input)

  • "Pick up a signal"
    synonym:
  • pick up
  • ,
  • receive

4. Go through (mental or physical states or experiences)

  • "Get an idea"
  • "Experience vertigo"
  • "Get nauseous"
  • "Receive injuries"
  • "Have a feeling"
    synonym:
  • experience
  • ,
  • receive
  • ,
  • have
  • ,
  • get

5. Express willingness to have in one's home or environs

  • "The community warmly received the refugees"
    synonym:
  • receive
  • ,
  • take in
  • ,
  • invite

6. Accept as true or valid

  • "He received christ"
    synonym:
  • receive

7. Bid welcome to

  • Greet upon arrival
    synonym:
  • welcome
  • ,
  • receive

8. Convert into sounds or pictures

  • "Receive the incoming radio signals"
    synonym:
  • receive

9. Experience as a reaction

  • "My proposal met with much opposition"
    synonym:
  • meet
  • ,
  • encounter
  • ,
  • receive

10. Have or give a reception

  • "The lady is receiving sunday morning"
    synonym:
  • receive

11. Receive as a retribution or punishment

  • "He got 5 years in prison"
    synonym:
  • get
  • ,
  • receive

12. Partake of the holy eucharist sacrament

    synonym:
  • receive

13. Regard favorably or with disapproval

  • "Her new collection of poems was not well received"
    synonym:
  • receive

Examples of using

I think she would be happy to receive a new computer.
We are very happy to receive a message from you.
Answer the following question to receive your password.