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Receive (IPA: /ɹəˈsiv/, /ɹiˈsiv/, /ɹɪˈsiv/)


Receive (v. t.)

To take, as something that is offered, given, committed, sent, paid, or the like; to accept; as, to receive money offered in payment of a debt; to receive a gift, a message, or a letter.

Receive (v. t.)

Hence: To gain the knowledge of; to take into the mind by assent to; to give admission to; to accept, as an opinion, notion, etc.; to embrace.

Receive (v. t.)

To allow, as a custom, tradition, or the like; to give credence or acceptance to.

Receive (v. t.)

To give admittance to; to permit to enter, as into one's house, presence, company, and the like; as, to receive a lodger, visitor, ambassador, messenger, etc.

Receive (v. t.)

To admit; to take in; to hold; to contain; to have capacity for; to be able to take in.

Receive (v. t.)

To be affected by something; to suffer; to be subjected to; as, to receive pleasure or pain; to receive a wound or a blow; to receive damage.

Receive (v. t.)

To take from a thief, as goods known to be stolen.

Receive (v. t.)

To bat back (the ball) when served.

Receive (v. i.)

To receive visitors; to be at home to receive calls; as, she receives on Tuesdays.

Receive (v. i.)

To return, or bat back, the ball when served; as, it is your turn to receive.

Receive Synonyms

Undergo, Experience, Get, Have

Receive Synonyms

Incur, Obtain, Get, Find

Receive Synonyms

Get

Receive Synonyms

Have

Receive Synonyms

Encounter, Meet

Receive Synonyms

Pick Up

Receive Synonyms

Invite, Take In

Receive Synonyms

Welcome

Receive Rhymes

Biev, Breve, Cleave, Cleve, Eave, Eve, Gleave, Greave, Greve, Grieve, Heave, Kleve, Leave, Leve, Meave, Naeve, Neave, Neve, Peeve, Reave, Reeve, Scheve, Shreeve, Shreve, Sleeve, Steve, Stieve, Vive, We've, Weave, Yves

Achieve, Aggrieve, Aleve, Aviv, Believe, Bereave, Conceive, Deceive, Geneve, Laneve, Mccleave, Naive, Perceive, Rajiv, Receive, Relieve, Reprieve, Retrieve, Sanjiv, Vancleve

Disbelieve, Interleave, Interweave, Maharive, Misconceive, Misperceive, Preconceive, Tel-aviv


Spanish Translation

Receive in Spanish is Recibir

Tagalog Translation

Receive in Tagalog is Dawaton

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A weak mind with no common sense magnifies trifling things and cannot receive great ones." - Common sense

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An honest Man will receive neither Money nor Praise," - Poor Richard's Almanack

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And, again, salvation by Jesus Christ comes to men in the same way as it always did. They have to receive it, now, by faith." - Salvation

Example Sentence (Quote)

"Be careful what you wish for, you may receive it." - Wishes

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of ages through which they have passed." - Books


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