HyperDic: reception

English > 5 senses of the word reception:
NOUNcommunicationreception, responsethe manner in which something is greeted
groupreceptiona formal party of people
communicationreceptionquality or fidelity of a received broadcast
actreception, receiptthe act of receiving
actreception(American football) the act of catching a pass in football
reception > pronunciation
Soundsrihseh'pshahn; riyseh'pshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > reception: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe manner in which something is greeted.
Example"she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors"
Synonymresponse
Broadergreeting, salutation(usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
Spanishacogida, recepción, recibimiento
Catalanacollida, rebuda
Nounsreceptionista secretary whose main duty is to answer the telephone and receive visitors
English > reception: 5 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA formal party of people; as after a wedding.
Partsreception lineA line of people (hosts and guests of honor) who welcome the guests at a reception party
Narrowerat homeA reception held in your own home / home
leveeA formal reception of visitors or guests (as at a royal court)
teaA reception or party at which tea is served
wedding receptionA reception for wedding guests held after the wedding
BroaderpartyA group of people gathered together for pleasure
Spanishrecepción
Catalanrecepció
Verbsreceivehave or give a reception
English > reception: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningQuality or fidelity of a received broadcast.
Narrowerdemodulation(electronics) the reception of a signal by extracting it from the carrier wave
signal detection, detectionThe detection that a signal is being received
Broaderbroadcastingtaking part in a radio or tv program
Spanishrecepción
Catalanrecepció
English > reception: 5 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of receiving.
Synonymreceipt
Broaderacquiring, gettingThe act of acquiring something
Spanishcobertura, recepción, recibo
Catalanrecepció
Nounsreceptionista secretary whose main duty is to answer the telephone and receive visitors
Verbsreceiveget something
English > reception: 5 senses > noun 5, act
Meaning(American football) the act of catching a pass in football.
Example"the tight end made a great reception on the 20 yard line"
CategoryAmerican football, American football gameA game / game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long
Broadercatch, grab, snatch, snapThe act of catching an object with the hands
Spanishrecepción
Catalanrecepció

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