recipient

[ri-sip-ee-uh nt]
adjective
  1. receiving or capable of receiving.

Origin of recipient

1550–60; < Latin recipient- (stem of recipiēns), present participle of recipere to receive; see -ent
Related formsnon·re·cip·i·ent, adjective, nounun·re·cip·i·ent, adjective
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recipient

noun
  1. a person who or thing that receives
adjective
  1. a less common word for receptive

Word Origin for recipient

C16: via French from Latin recipiēns, from recipere to receive
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Word Origin and History for non-recipient

recipient

n.

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.

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non-recipient in Medicine

recipient

[rĭ-sĭpē-ənt]
adj.
  1. Functioning as a receiver; receptive.
n.
  1. One who receives blood, tissue, or an organ from a donor.
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