HyperDic: receive

English > 13 senses of the word receive:
VERBpossessionreceive, haveget something
changereceive, get, find, obtain, incurreceive a specified treatment (abstract)
perceptionreceive, pick upregister (perceptual input)
perceptionreceive, experience, have, getgo through (mental or physical states or experiences)
contactreceive, take in, inviteexpress willingness to have in one's home / home or environs
cognitionreceiveaccept as true or valid
communicationreceive, welcomebid welcome to
changereceiveconvert into sounds or pictures
stativereceive, meet, encounterexperience as a reaction
socialreceivehave or give a reception
perceptionreceive, getreceive as a retribution or punishment
consumptionreceivepartake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament
cognitionreceiveregard favorably or with disapproval
receive > pronunciation
Soundsrahsiy'v; rihsiy'v; riysiy'v
Rhymesachieve ... weave: 34 rhymes with iyv...
English > receive: 13 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningGet something; come into possession of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s something from somebody
ModelThe banks receive the check; They receive the money; They receive more bread
Examples
  • "receive payment"
  • "receive a gift"
  • "receive letters from the front"
Synonymhave
NarroweracceptReceive (a report) officially, as from a committee
fenceReceive stolen goods
graduateReceive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies
hustleGet by trying hard
inheritReceive by genetic transmission
take in, take upAccept
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Similar toaccept, take, haveReceive willingly something given or offered
Spanishrecibir
Catalanrebre
Nounsreceptionthe act of receiving
recipient, receivera person who receives something
English > receive: 13 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningReceive a specified treatment (abstract).
PatternSomething ----s
Examples
  • "These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation"
  • "His movie received a good review"
Synonymsget, find, obtain, incur
NarrowertakeAscertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar toget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Spanishadquirir, encontrar, obtener, recibir
Catalanobtenir
English > receive: 13 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaningregister (perceptual input).
PatternSomething ----s something
ModelThey receive the information to them
Synonympick up
NarrowerhearReceive a communication from someone
Broaderperceive, comprehendTo become aware of through the senses
Spanishcaptar, recibir
Adjectivesreceptiveof a nerve ... / nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
Nounsreceiverset that receives radio or tv signals
receptoran organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
English > receive: 13 senses > verb 4, perception
Meaninggo through (mental or physical states or experiences).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "receive injuries"
Synonymsexperience, have, get
Entailsperceive, comprehendTo become aware of through the senses
NarrowerhorripilateHave one's hair stand on end and get goosebumps
suffer, sustain, have, getUndergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
takeExperience or feel or submit to
BroaderundergoPass through
Spanishexperimentar, tener
Catalanexperimentar, tenir
English > receive: 13 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningExpress willingness to have in one's home / home or environs.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot receive Sue
Example"The community warmly received the refugees"
Synonymstake in, invite
Narrowerabsorbassimilate or take in
assumeTake up someone's soul into heaven
inductAdmit as a member
seeReceive as a specified guest
welcomeReceive someone, as into one's house
Spanishacoger, convidar, invitar, recibir, solicitar
Catalanconvidar, rebre
Adjectivesreceptiveopen to arguments, ideas, or change
English > receive: 13 senses > verb 6, cognition
MeaningAccept as true or valid.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"He received Christ"
BroaderacceptConsider or hold as true
Adjectivesreceptiveready or willing to receive favorably
receptiveopen to arguments, ideas, or change
English > receive: 13 senses > verb 7, communication
Meaningbid welcome to; greet upon arrival.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymwelcome
Broadergreet, recognize, recogniseExpress greetings upon meeting someone
Oppositesay farewellsay good-bye or bid farewell
Spanishacoger, dar la bienvenida, recibir
Catalandonar la benvinguda, rebre
English > receive: 13 senses > verb 8, change
Meaningconvert into sounds or pictures.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"receive the incoming radio signals"
Broaderconvertchange the nature, purpose, or function of something
Spanishdecodificar, descifrar, recibir
Catalanrebre
Nounsreceiverset that receives radio or tv signals
English > receive: 13 senses > verb 9, stative
MeaningExperience as a reaction.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsmeet, encounter
Broaderhave, experienceUndergo
Spanishencontrarse, encontrar, recibirse, recibir
Adjectivesreceptiveready or willing to receive favorably
receptiveopen to arguments, ideas, or change
English > receive: 13 senses > verb 10, social
MeaningHave or give a reception.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broadercelebrate, feteHave a celebration
Spanishrecepcionar
Nounsreceptiona formal party of people
English > receive: 13 senses > verb 11, perception
MeaningReceive as a retribution or punishment.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymget
Similar tocatch, getSuffer from the receipt of
Spanishcobrar, recibir
Catalancobrar, rebre
English > receive: 13 senses > verb 12, consumption
Meaningpartake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
CategoryChristianity, Christian religionA monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
Broaderpartake, touchconsume
Spanishrecibir
English > receive: 13 senses > verb 13, cognition
MeaningRegard favorably or with disapproval.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"Her new collection of poems was not well received"
Broadersee, consider, reckon, view, regarddeem to be
Adjectivesreceptiveready or willing to receive favorably
receptiveopen to arguments, ideas, or change

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