receive

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈsiːv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪˈsiv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ri sēv)


Inflections of 'receive' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
receives
v 3rd person singular
receiving
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
received
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
received
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

receive

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. received [a letter, your message, a package]
  2. received [an email, a notification]
  3. received [a letter] from [Hawaii, your parents]
  4. receive an [order, payment]
  5. receive our [monthly, exclusive] [newsletter, deals]
  6. receive an award (for)
  7. receive a promotion
  8. receive [updates, instructions, news]
  9. receive [recognition, a commendation]
  10. received [high praise, positive reviews] (from)
  11. receive free [information, shipping]
  12. [should, will] receive it by [Monday]
  13. did not receive
  14. never received
  15. was received [broken, in good shape]
  16. received [late, early, on time]
  17. received [guests, visitors, the president]
  18. the [director, president] is ready to receive you
  19. receives and transmits [information, signals, messages]
  20. are you receiving me?
  21. receiving you loud and clear
  22. received into [the club, priesthood, parliament]
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