Share This

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
receive (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to come into possession of - acquire receive a gift
2.
a) to act as a or container for - receptacle the cistern receives water from the roof
b) to through the mind or senses - assimilate receive new ideas
3.
a) to permit to enter - admit
b) - welcome greet
c) to react to in a specified manner
4.
to accept as authoritative, true, or accurate - believe
5.
a) to support the weight or pressure of - bear
b) to take (a mark or ) from the weight of something - impression some clay receives clear impressions
c) - acquire experience received his early schooling at home
intransitive verb
d) to suffer the hurt or injury of - received a broken nose
1.
to be a recipient
2.
to be at home to visitors - receives on Tuesdays
3.
to convert incoming radio waves into signals - perceptible
4.
to prepare to take possession of the ball from a kick in football
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
receive (verb)
to offer entrance (as to a place, school, or privilege) to
SYNONIMS:
enter, receive, take
RELATED WORDS:
entertain, welcome; fellowship; confirm, ratify
NEAR ANTONYMS:
decline, disallow, disapprove, dismiss, refuse, reject; blackball, blacklist, ostracize; banish, deport, exile, expel, oust, throw out
ban, bar
« Back to Dictionary

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This