1 get/accept sth

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They currently receive subsidies from the government.

just, recently

I just received a call from a concerned parent.


Any help or donations will be gratefully received.

be entitled to

You might be entitled to receive housing benefit.

expect to

You can expect to receive compensation for all direct expenses arising out of the accident.


I received a package from my mother.

send and receive, transmit and receive

a device for sending and receiving electronic signals

2 react to sth in a particular way
enthusiastically, favourably/favorably, warmly, well

The play was very well received.


The speech was badly received by Republican leaders.


The news was received with dismay.

Receive is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑aerial, ↑employee, ↑patient, ↑winner
Receive is used with these nouns as the object: ↑acclaim, ↑accolade, ↑acknowledgement, ↑advance, ↑advice, ↑affection, ↑aid, ↑allocation, ↑allowance, ↑answer, ↑antibiotic, ↑apology, ↑applause, ↑appointment, ↑approach, ↑approval, ↑assent, ↑assignment, ↑assistance, ↑assurance, ↑asylum, ↑attention, ↑award, ↑backing, ↑beating, ↑benefit, ↑bequest, ↑bid, ↑bill, ↑blessing, ↑blow, ↑bonus, ↑boost, ↑briefing, ↑broadcast, ↑bursary, ↑call, ↑card, ↑care, ↑caution, ↑certificate, ↑charter, ↑cheque, ↑citizenship, ↑clearance, ↑command, ↑comment, ↑commission, ↑communication, ↑communion, ↑communiqué, ↑compensation, ↑complaint, ↑compliment, ↑confirmation, ↑congratulations, ↑consent, ↑consideration, ↑contract, ↑copy, ↑correspondence, ↑counselling, ↑coupon, ↑coverage, ↑credit, ↑criticism, ↑damage, ↑decoration, ↑degree, ↑delivery, ↑deputation, ↑detention, ↑diagnosis, ↑diploma, ↑directive, ↑discharge, ↑discount, ↑dividend, ↑doctorate, ↑document, ↑donation, ↑dose, ↑education, ↑electric shock, ↑email, ↑emphasis, ↑encouragement, ↑endorsement, ↑enquiry, ↑entry, ↑equivalent, ↑evaluation, ↑exemption, ↑explanation, ↑exposure, ↑expression, ↑extension, ↑favour, ↑fax, ↑fee, ↑feedback, ↑fine, ↑first aid, ↑flower, ↑forgiveness, ↑fund, ↑funding, ↑gift, ↑grade, ↑grant, ↑guarantee, ↑guest, ↑guidance, ↑handout, ↑help, ↑hit, ↑honour, ↑impetus, ↑impression, ↑imprisonment, ↑incentive, ↑income, ↑indication, ↑inducement, ↑influx, ↑information, ↑inheritance, ↑injection, ↑injury, ↑input, ↑instruction, ↑interest, ↑invitation, ↑invoice, ↑jolt, ↑kick, ↑kindness, ↑kiss, ↑knighthood, ↑kudos, ↑legacy, ↑letter, ↑licence, ↑loan, ↑love, ↑mail, ↑maintenance, ↑mandate, ↑mark, ↑massage, ↑medal, ↑medication, ↑memento, ↑memo, ↑mention, ↑merchandise, ↑mercy, ↑message, ↑modification, ↑money, ↑news, ↑nod, ↑notice, ↑notification, ↑nourishment, ↑nutrition, ↑offer, ↑order, ↑ovation, ↑oxygen, ↑package, ↑parcel, ↑pardon, ↑pass, ↑pay, ↑payment, ↑penalty, ↑pension, ↑permission, ↑permit, ↑physiotherapy, ↑plaque, ↑postcard, ↑praise, ↑preference, ↑premiere, ↑premium, ↑preparation, ↑present, ↑prize, ↑probation, ↑promotion, ↑proposal, ↑publicity, ↑punishment, ↑questionnaire, ↑résumé, ↑rainfall, ↑rating, ↑ration, ↑reassurance, ↑rebate, ↑rebuff, ↑rebuke, ↑receipt, ↑reception, ↑recognition, ↑recommendation, ↑recompense, ↑reduction, ↑refund, ↑registration, ↑reinforcement, ↑relief, ↑reminder, ↑rent, ↑reply, ↑report, ↑representation, ↑reprieve, ↑reprimand, ↑request, ↑response, ↑result, ↑return, ↑review, ↑reward, ↑ridicule, ↑royalty, ↑salary, ↑scholarship, ↑schooling, ↑score, ↑sentence, ↑service, ↑setback, ↑settlement, ↑share, ↑shipment, ↑shock, ↑showing, ↑signal, ↑slap, ↑slip, ↑snub, ↑social security, ↑sponsorship, ↑stitch, ↑submission, ↑subscription, ↑subsidy, ↑sum, ↑summons, ↑supervision, ↑supply, ↑support, ↑suspension, ↑telegram, ↑thanks, ↑therapy, ↑threat, ↑ticket, ↑tip-off, ↑total, ↑traffic, ↑training, ↑transfusion, ↑transmission, ↑transplant, ↑treatment, ↑trophy, ↑tuition, ↑ultimatum, ↑update, ↑vaccine, ↑vision, ↑visit, ↑visitor, ↑vote, ↑voucher, ↑wage, ↑warning, ↑welcome, ↑welfare, ↑windfall, ↑wound, ↑writ

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  • Receive — Re*ceive (r[ e]*s[=e]v ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Received} (r[ e]*s[=e]vd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Receiving}.] [OF. receveir, recevoir, F. recevoir, fr. L. recipere; pref. re re + capere to take, seize. See {Capable}, {Heave}, and cf. {Receipt},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • receive — receive, accept, admit, take can all mean to permit to come into one s possession, presence, group, mind, or substance. They are seldom interchangeable except within a narrow range and, even then, rarely without modification of the thought… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • receive — [ri sēv′] vt. received, receiving [ME receiven < Anglo Fr receivre < OFr < L recipere < re , back + capere, to take: see HAVE] 1. to take or get (something given, offered, sent, etc.); acquire or accept 2. to encounter; experience [to …   English World dictionary

  • receive — I (acquire) verb accept, accipere, assume, be given, capere, catch, collect, come by, derive, draw, earn, gain, gather, get, inherit, make, obtain, pick up, pocket, procure, realize, reap, secure, seize, take, take in, take possession, win… …   Law dictionary

  • Receive — Re*ceive (r[ e]*s[=e]v ), v. i. 1. To receive visitors; to be at home to receive calls; as, she receives on Tuesdays. [1913 Webster] 2. (Lawn Tennis) To return, or bat back, the ball when served; as, it is your turn to receive. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • receive — [v1] accept delivery of something accept, acquire, admit, apprehend, appropriate, arrogate, assume, be given, be informed, be in receipt of, be told, catch, collect, come by, come into, cop*, corral*, derive, draw, earn, gain, gather, get, get… …   New thesaurus

  • receive —   [engl.], empfangen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • receive — (v.) c.1300, from O.N.Fr. receivre (O.Fr. recoivre), from L. recipere regain, take back, from re back (see RE (Cf. re )) + cipere, comb. form of capere to take (see CAPABLE (Cf. capable)). Radio and (later) television sense is attested from 19 …   Etymology dictionary

  • receive — is a key word supporting the rule of spelling ‘i before e except after c’. See i before e …   Modern English usage

  • receive — ► VERB 1) be given, presented with, or paid. 2) accept or take delivery of. 3) chiefly Brit. buy or accept (goods known to be stolen). 4) form (an idea or impression) from an experience. 5) detect or pick up (broadcast signals). 6) (in tennis and …   English terms dictionary

  • receive — re|ceive W1S1 [rıˈsi:v] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(be given something)¦ 2¦(be sent something)¦ 3¦(treatment)¦ 4¦(reaction to something)¦ 5 be on/at the receiving end (of something) 6 receive an injury/blow 7¦(people)¦ 8¦(by radio)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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