HyperDic: receiver

English > 6 senses of the word receiver:
NOUNartifactreceiver, receiving systemset that receives radio or tv signals
person receiver, liquidator(law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
artifactreceiver, telephone receiverearphone that converts electrical signals into sounds
person receiver, recipienta person who receives something
person receiverthe tennis player who receives the serve
person receiver, pass receiver, pass catchera football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass
receiver > pronunciation
Soundsrahsiy'ver; rihsiy'ver; riysiy'ver
Rhymesachiever ... woodcarver: 114 rhymes with ver...
English > receiver: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningSet that receives radio or tv signals.
Synonymreceiving system
Partsantenna, aerial, transmitting aerialAn electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
radio chassisA chassis for a radio receiver
Narrowerdirection finderRadio
radio receiver, receiving set, radio set, radio, tuner, wirelessAn electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
satellite receiverA receiver on a communications satellite
television receiver, television, television set, tv, tv set, idiot box, boob tube, telly, goggle boxAn electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen
BroadersetAny electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals
Verbsreceiveconvert into sounds or pictures
receiveregister (perceptual input)
English > receiver: 6 senses > noun 2, person
Meaning(law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
BroaderfiduciaryA person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary
Nounsreceivershipthe office of a receiver
receivershipa court action that places property under the control of a receiver during litigation so that it can be preserved for the benefit of all
receivershipthe state of property that is in the hands of a receiver
English > receiver: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningearphone that converts electrical signals into sounds.
Synonymtelephone receiver
Part oftelephone, phone, telephone setelectronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
Narrowerheadsetreceiver consisting of a pair of headphones
Broaderearphone, earpiece, headphone, phoneelectro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds
English > receiver: 6 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA person who receives something.
NarroweraddresseeOne to whom something is addressed
alienee, granteesomeone to whom the title of property is transferred
annuitantThe recipient of an annuity
assignee(law) the party to whom something is assigned (e.g., someone to whom a right or property is legally transferred)
beneficiary, doneeThe recipient of funds or other benefits
borrowersomeone who receives something on the promise to return it or its equivalent
confereeA person on whom something is bestowed
consigneeThe person to whom merchandise is delivered over
dependant, dependentA person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
granteeA recipient of a grant / grant / grant
heir, inheritor, heritorA person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another
honoreeA recipient of honors in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments / accomplishments
host(medicine) recipient of transplanted tissue or organ from a donor
mandatary, mandatoryThe recipient of a mandate
payeeA person to whom money is paid
protegeA person who receives support / support and protection from an influential patron who furthers the protege's career
sendeeThe intended recipient of a message
transferee(law) someone to whom a title or property is conveyed
warranteeA recipient of a warrant issued by a court in the United States
BroaderacquirerA person who acquires something (usually permanently)
Spanishbeneficiario, destinatario, ganador, receptora, receptor, titular
Catalandestinatari, receptor
Verbsreceiveget something
English > receiver: 6 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningThe tennis player who receives the serve.
Broadertennis playerAn athlete who plays tennis
English > receiver: 6 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningA football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass.
Synonymspass receiver, pass catcher
Broaderfootball player, footballerAn athlete who plays American football

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