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Definitions of receive:
  • verb:   get something; come into possession of
    Example: "Receive payment"
  • verb:   have or give a reception
  • verb:   receive a specified treatment (abstract)
    Example: "These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation"
  • verb:   regard favorably or with disapproval
    Example: "Her new collection of poems was not well received"
  • verb:   accept as true or valid
    Example: "He received Christ"
  • verb:   partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament
  • verb:   convert into sounds or pictures
    Example: "Receive the incoming radio signals"
  • verb:   express willingness to have in one's home or environs
    Example: "The community warmly received the refugees"
  • verb:   recieve (perceptual input)
  • verb:   of mental or physical states or experiences
    Example: "Receive injuries"
  • verb:   receive as a retribution or punishment
  • verb:   bid welcome to; greet upon arrival
  • verb:   experience as a reaction

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See receive used in context: 100 poetry verses, 76 Shakespeare works, 1 Mother Goose rhyme, 126 Bible passages, 132 definitions

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