Synonyms for receive


1. receive, have, get, acquire
usage: get something; come into possession of; "receive payment"; "receive a gift"; "receive letters from the front"
2. receive, get, find, obtain, incur, change
usage: 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"
3. pick up, receive, perceive, comprehend
usage: register (perceptual input); "pick up a signal"
4. experience, receive, have, get, undergo
usage: go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling"
5. receive, take in, invite
usage: express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees"
6. receive, accept
usage: accept as true or valid; "He received Christ"
7. welcome, receive, greet, recognize, recognise
usage: bid welcome to; greet upon arrival
8. receive, convert
usage: convert into sounds or pictures; "receive the incoming radio signals"
9. meet, encounter, receive, have, experience
usage: experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition"
10. receive, celebrate, fete
usage: have or give a reception; "The lady is receiving Sunday morning"
11. get, receive
usage: receive as a retribution or punishment; "He got 5 years in prison"
12. receive, partake, touch
usage: partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament
13. receive, see, consider, reckon, view, regard
usage: regard favorably or with disapproval; "Her new collection of poems was not well received"
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