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Receive meaning

receive - 17 dictionary results

  1. 1. convert into sounds or pictures; " receive the incoming radio signals"
  2. 2. regard favorably or with disapproval; " Her new collection of poems was not well received"
  3. 3. partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament
  4. 4. recieve ( perceptual input); " pick up a signal"
  5. 5. get something; come into possession of; " receive payment"; " receive a gift"; " receive letters from the front"
  6. 6. To take, as something that is offered, given, committed, sent, paid, or the like; to accept; as, to receive money offered in payment of a debt; to receive a gift, a message, or a letter.
  7. 7. Hence: To gain the knowledge of; to take into the mind by assent to; to give admission to; to accept, as an opinion, notion, etc.; to embrace.
  8. 8. To allow, as a custom, tradition, or the like; to give credence or acceptance to.
  9. 9. To give admittance to; to permit to enter, as into one's house, presence, company, and the like; as, to receive a lodger, visitor, ambassador, messenger, etc.
  10. 10. To admit; to take in; to hold; to contain; to have capacity for; to be able to take in.
  11. 11. To be affected by something; to suffer; to be subjected to; as, to receive pleasure or pain; to receive a wound or a blow; to receive damage.
  12. 12. To take from a thief, as goods known to be stolen.
  13. 13. To bat back ( the ball) when served.
  14. 14. To receive visitors; to be at home to receive calls; as, she receives on Tuesdays.
  15. 15. To return, or bat back, the ball when served; as, it is your turn to receive.
  16. 16. Receivable.
  17. 17. To get back; take; accept; admit.

receive - examples of usage

  1. 9797. How do you receive payment? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. 9507. Had they all cash to receive at the end of the year? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. 6964. Have you got a pass- book in which are entered all the goods you receive from Mr. Anderson? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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