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|part of speech:
||a person who receives.
The receiver of a gift should thank the giver.
||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:
||a football player whose job is to catch a forward pass.
The receiver ran down the field ahead of the other players.