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receive

re·ceive

receive

 
pronunciation:
rih siv
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Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: received, receives, receiving
definition 1: to get or take.
He received many gifts while he was in the hospital.
synonyms:
get
antonyms:
send
similar words:
accept, acquire, earn, gain, obtain, reap, secure
definition 2: to welcome or greet.
They receive guests often.We received him as a member of our club.
synonyms:
greet, welcome
similar words:
accept, accommodate, admit, embrace
definition 3: to experience.
She received a serious injury in the accident.
synonyms:
undergo
similar words:
encounter, endure, experience, suffer
definition 4: to find out about.
We received the news yesterday.
synonyms:
find out, hear, learn
similar words:
pick up
definition 5: to play football in the position of one whose job is to catch forward passes.
This season he will be receiving for the high school team.
 
Word Parts
The word receive contains the following part:
cap1, cip, capt, cept, -ceive, -ceit Latin root that means to take, catch