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receive
Part of Speech: verb
Results: 10
1. To receive visitors; to be at home to receive calls; as, she receives on Tuesdays.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. 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.
3. To allow, as a custom, tradition, or the like; to give credence or acceptance to.
4. 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.
6. 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. To take from a thief, as goods known to be stolen.
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