HyperDic: received

English > 2 senses of the word received:
ADJECTIVEallreceived, standardconforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers
allreceivedwidely accepted as true or worthy
received > pronunciation
Soundsrahsiy'vd; rihsiy'vd; riysiy'vd
Rhymesbereaved ... unrelieved: 8 rhymes with iyvd...
English > received: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningconforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers.
Example "received standard English is sometimes called the King's English"(British)
Synonymstandard
CategorylinguisticsThe scientific study of language
Narroweracceptablejudged to be in conformity with approved usage
classical(language) having the form used by ancient standard authors
Oppositenonstandardnot conforming to the language usage of a prestige group within a community
Spanishestándar
English > received: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningWidely accepted as true or worthy.
Examples
  • "a received moral idea"
  • "Received political wisdom says not
BroaderconventionalFollowing accepted customs and proprieties
Spanishaceptado

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