◄ Receive ►

1. (v. t.) To take, as something that is offered, given, committed, sent, paid, or the like; to accept; as, to receive money offered in payment of a debt; to receive a gift, a message, or a letter.

2. (v. t.) Hence: To gain the knowledge of; to take into the mind by assent to; to give admission to; to accept, as an opinion, notion, etc.; to embrace.

3. (v. t.) To allow, as a custom, tradition, or the like; to give credence or acceptance to.

4. (v. t.) To give admittance to; to permit to enter, as into one's house, presence, company, and the like; as, to receive a lodger, visitor, ambassador, messenger, etc.

5. (v. t.) To admit; to take in; to hold; to contain; to have capacity for; to be able to take in.

6. (v. t.) To be affected by something; to suffer; to be subjected to; as, to receive pleasure or pain; to receive a wound or a blow; to receive damage.

7. (v. t.) To take from a thief, as goods known to be stolen.

8. (v. t.) To bat back (the ball) when served.

9. (v. i.) To receive visitors; to be at home to receive calls; as, she receives on Tuesdays.

10. (v. i.) To return, or bat back, the ball when served; as, it is your turn to receive.

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