Definition of Receive


  • regard favorably or with disapproval
    "Her new collection of poems was not well received"
  • partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament
  • receive as a retribution or punishment
    "He got 5 years in prison"
  • have or give a reception
    "The lady is receiving Sunday morning"
  • experience as a reaction
    "My proposal met with much opposition"
  • convert into sounds or pictures
    "receive the incoming radio signals"
  • bid welcome to
    greet upon arrival
  • accept as true or valid
    "He received Christ"
  • express willingness to have in one's home or environs
    "The community warmly received the refugees"
    - take in
  • go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
    "get an idea"
    "experience vertigo"
    "get nauseous"
    "receive injuries"
    "have a feeling"
  • register (perceptual input)
    "pick up a signal"
    - pick up
  • 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"
  • get something
    come into possession of
    "receive payment"
    "receive a gift"
    "receive letters from the front"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Receive

  • Scrabble® score of the receive (12)
  • Word Chums® score of the receive (17)
  • Words With Friends® score of the receive (14)

Unscramble receive

35 unscramble word found using the letters receive.

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