Origin of recipient
Examples from the Web for non-recipient
Historical Examples of non-recipient
The envy of the non-recipient denominations made the favoured Church of England unpopular.Reminiscences of a Canadian Pioneer for the last Fifty Years
- a person who or thing that receives
- a less common word for receptive
Word Origin for recipient
1550s, from Middle French récipient (16c.) and directly from Latin recipientem (nominative recipiens), present participle of recipere (see receive). As an adjective from 1610s. Related: Recipience; recipiency.
- Functioning as a receiver; receptive.
- One who receives blood, tissue, or an organ from a donor.