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receive

[ ri-seev ]
/ r瑟藞siv /
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verb (used with object), re路ceived, re路ceiv路ing.
verb (used without object), re路ceived, re路ceiv路ing.
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Origin of receive

1250鈥1300; Middle English receven<Old North French receivre<Latin recipere, equivalent to re-re- + -cipere, combining form of capere to take

OTHER WORDS FROM receive

in路ter路re路ceive, verb (used with object), in路ter路re路ceived, in路ter路re路ceiv路ing.non路re路ceiv路ing, adjectivepre路re路ceive, verb (used with object), pre路re路ceived, pre路re路ceiv路ing.un路re路ceiv路ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for receive

receive
/ (r瑟藞si藧v) /

verb (mainly tr)

Word Origin for receive

C13: from Old French receivre, from Latin recipere to take back, from re- + capere to take
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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