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receive

 
Verb receive has 13 senses
  1. receive, have - get something; come into possession of; "receive payment"; "receive a gift"; "receive letters from the front"
    --1 is one way to get, acquire
    Derived forms: noun reception4, noun receiver4, noun recipient1
    Sample sentences:
    The banks receive the check
    They receive the money
    They receive more bread
  2. receive, get, find, obtain, incur - receive a specified treatment (abstract); "These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation"; "His movie received a good review"; "I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions"
    --2 is one way to change
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  3. pick up, receive - recieve (perceptual input); "pick up a signal"
    --3 is one way to perceive, comprehend
    Derived forms: noun receiver1, noun receptor2
    Sample sentence:
    They receive the information to them
  4. experience, receive, have, get, undergo - of mental or physical states or experiences; "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "undergo a strange sensation"; "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling"
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. receive, take in, invite - express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees"
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot receive Sue
  6. receive - accept as true or valid; "He received Christ"
    --6 is one way to
    accept
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  7. welcome, receive - bid welcome to; greet upon arrival
    --7 is one way to greet, recognize, recognise
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  8. receive - convert into sounds or pictures; "receive the incoming radio signals"
    --8 is one way to
    convert
    Derived form: noun receiver1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. meet, encounter, receive - experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition"
    --9 is one way to have, experience
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  10. receive - have or give a reception; "The lady is receiving Sunday morning"
    --10 is one way to
    celebrate, fete
    Derived form: noun reception2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    => Somebody ----s somebody
  11. get, receive - receive as a retribution or punishment; "He got 5 years in prison"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  12. receive - partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament
    --12 is one way to
    partake, touch
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  13. receive - regard favorably or with disapproval; "Her new collection of poems was not well received"
    --13 is one way to
    see, consider, reckon, view, regard
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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