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 Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: be given
Synonyms:
get , be given, accept , collect , take , obtain, gain , acquire, earn , win , procure, pocket (slang), inherit, reap , derive , assume , take possession of, secure , redeem , catch , get hold of (informal)
Antonyms:
give , award , call , convey , send , transmit, dispatch , send , forward , disburse, hand out, give out, transfer , consign, afford , offer , broadcast
Sense: Verb: endure
Synonyms:
endure , bear , undergo , go through, be subjected to, suffer , experience , encounter , sustain , meet with
Antonyms:
evade, avoid , wriggle out of, get out of, forfeit , pass up, shun , dodge , refuse , reject
Sense: Verb: make welcome
Synonyms:
welcome , greet , meet , admit , take in, accommodate , make welcome, host , shake hands with, welcome home, invite in, show in, bring in, usher in, let in, have sb to stay, have over, bring as a guest into, make comfortable, give a bed to, allow entrance to, entertain , roll out the red carpet for (informal), give the red-carpet treatment (informal), put out the welcome mat for (informal), greet sb with open arms, introduce , accept , initiate , induct, install , cheer , applaud, give a warm welcome, put your hands together for (informal)
Antonyms:
turn away, kick out (informal), turf out (informal), throw out (informal), shut the door on, evict, expel
Sense: Verb: react to
Synonyms:
take , react to, respond to, listen to, hear
Sense: Verb: support
Synonyms:
bear , sustain , prop , support , hold , contain
Antonyms:
give way, buckle , weaken , collapse

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