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receiver

re·ceiv·er

receiver

 
 
pronunciation:
rih si vr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who receives.
The receiver of a gift should thank the giver.
definition 2: a device that receives electronic signals and changes them into something that can be seen, heard, or understood. Televisions, telephones, and radios all work by using receivers.
 
similar words:
set
definition 3: a football player whose job is to catch a forward pass.
The receiver ran down the field ahead of the other players.
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