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receiver

 
Noun receiver has 5 senses
  1. receiver, receiving system - set that receives radio or tv signals
    --1 is a kind of set
    --1 has parts: antenna, aerial, transmitting aerial; radio chassis
    --1 has particulars:
     direction finder; radio receiver, receiving set, radio set, radio, tuner, wireless; satellite receiver; television receiver, television, television set, tv, tv set, idiot box, boob tube, telly, goggle box
    Derived forms: verb receive3, verb receive8
  2. liquidator, receiver - (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
    --2 is a kind of fiduciary
  3. telephone receiver, receiver - earphone that converts electrical signals into sounds
    --3 is a kind of earphone, earpiece, headphone, phone
    --3 is a part of telephone, phone, telephone set
    --3 has particulars: headset
  4. recipient, receiver - a person who gets something
    --4 is a kind of acquirer
    --4 has particulars:
     addressee; annuitant; assignee; beneficiary, donee; borrower; conferee; consignee; dependant, dependent; grantee; heir, inheritor, heritor; honoree; host; mandatary, mandatory; payee; protege; sendee; transferee; warrantee
    Derived form: verb receive1
  5. receiver, pass receiver, pass catcher - a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass
    --5 is a kind of football player, footballer
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