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receive

re·ceive

receive

 
 
pronunciation:
rih siv
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: received, receives, receiving
definition: to get or accept.
He received many cards while he was in the hospital.
synonyms:
get
antonyms:
send
similar words:
accept, earn, gain, obtain
Word Parts
The word receive contains the following part:
cap1, cip, capt, cept, -ceive, -ceit Latin root that means to take, catch