Verb: receive ri'seev
- Get something; come into possession of
"receive a gift";
- Be subject to a specified treatment or analysis
"These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation"; "His movie received a good review";
- get, find, obtain, incur
- Register (perceptual input)
"receive a signal";
- pick up
- Go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
- experience, have, get
- Express willingness to have in one's home or environs
"The community warmly received the refugees";
- take in, invite
- Accept as true or valid
"He received Christ"
- Bid welcome to; greet upon arrival
- Convert into sounds or pictures
"receive the incoming radio signals"
- Experience as a reaction
- meet, encounter
- Have or give a reception
"The lady is receiving Sunday morning"
- Receive as a retribution or punishment
"He received 5 years in prison";
- (Christianity) partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament
- Regard favourably or with disapproval
"Her new collection of poems was not well received"
Derived forms: receiving, received, receives
Type of: accept, acquire, celebrate, change, comprehend, consider, convert, experience, fete, fête, get, greet, have, partake, perceive, reckon, recognise [Brit], recognize, regard, see, touch, undergo, view