Meaning of receive

Definition of receive

(verb) get something; come into possession of; "receive payment"; "receive a gift"; "receive letters from the front"
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"
register (perceptual input); "pick up a signal"
go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling"
express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees"
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; "My proposal met with much opposition"
have or give a reception; "The lady is receiving Sunday morning"
receive as a retribution or punishment; "He got 5 years in prison"
partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament
regard favorably or with disapproval; "Her new collection of poems was not well received"

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