Thesaurus > Related Words: receive

  Words related to receive

Related / Similar Words: get, find, obtain, incur, welcome, take in, invite, pick up, experience, have, undergo, meet, encounter

 

Definition:
  • convert into sounds or pictures; "receive the incoming radio signals";
  • 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";
  • regard favorably or with disapproval; "Her new collection of poems was not well received";
  • accept as true or valid; "He received Christ";
  • bid welcome to; greet upon arrival;
  • partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament;
  • express willingness to have in one''s home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees";
  • recieve (perceptual input); "pick up a signal";
  • 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";
  • receive as a retribution or punishment; "He got 5 years in prison";
  • get something; come into possession of; "receive payment"; "receive a gift"; "receive letters from the front";
  • have or give a reception; "The lady is receiving Sunday morning";
  • experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition";

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    Hyponyms: take, welcome, absorb, see, assume, induct, hear, respire, labor, labour, suffer, sustain, have, get, horripilate, take in, take up, accept, fence, graduate, inherit

     

    Grouped Verbs: get, acquire, catch, accept, take, have

     

    Entailments: perceive, comprehend

     

    Derivational Morphology: receiver, receiving system, greeter, saluter, welcomer, invitation, sense organ, sensory receptor, receptor, experience, reception, receipt, recipient

     

    Anagrams: crevice

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese:   Dutch: krijgen and ontvangen  
    Finnish: ottaa vastaan and saada   French: recevoir  
    German: bekommen and empfangen   Hebrew: לקבל  
    Hungarian: kapni   Italian: ricevere  
    Japanese: 受け取る   Korean: 받다  
    Latin: recipere   Polish: dostać  
    Portuguese: receber   Romanian: recepţiona  
    Russian: получать   Slovene: prejeti  
    Spanish: recibir   Swedish: and mottaga  
     
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