verb (used with object), re·ceived, re·ceiv·ing.
verb (used without object), re·ceived, re·ceiv·ing.
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Origin of receive
OTHER WORDS FROM receivein·ter·re·ceive, verb (used with object), in·ter·re·ceived, in·ter·re·ceiv·ing.non·re·ceiv·ing, adjectivepre·re·ceive, verb (used with object), pre·re·ceived, pre·re·ceiv·ing.un·re·ceiv·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for receive
What we don’t know is how many people have received those notifications.A covid-fighting tool is buried in your phone. Turn it on.|Geoffrey Fowler|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
It received responses from 76 countries that include Turkey, Thailand and Russia.Global study finds pandemic exacerbates inequities for trans people|Kaela Roeder|November 20, 2020|Washington Blade
Half of the participants in Pfizer’s trial received two doses of the study vaccine, and half received two shots of saline.Pfizer and BioNTech will seek regulatory clearance of their coronavirus vaccine|Carolyn Y. Johnson|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Nearly $40 million in funds will go toward helping people who are uninsured or underinsured receive vaccines.Virginia’s coronavirus numbers are rising. Here’s what you need to know.|Antonio Olivo|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
We’ve received well over 10,000 questions, and we’ve endeavored to answer as many as possible.D.C.’s coronavirus numbers are rising. Here’s what you need to know.|Julie Zauzmer|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
On the day of the AFI dinner, Hitchcock receives a wire from Frank Capra, who is in Palm Springs.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He often receives inquiries from sellers eager to verify that their items are authentic.Dismembering History: The Shady Online Trade in Ancient Texts|Candida Moss|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since then, all dividend payments have been frozen and Iran receives “no uranium or revenue from the mine.”
He recounts to her the bullying he receives at school, with classmates spitting on him as he walks down the halls.‘To Russia With Love’: Can Johnny Weir Save Russia’s Gays?|Kevin Fallon|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He receives phantom phone calls from people who promise him a safe haven.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While on service beyond the frontiers of his own country, he receives rations of food and provender, and a small amount of pay.Owen Clancy's Happy Trail|Burt L. Standish
Bavaria, for example, sends and receives several diplomatic envoys.International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2)|Lassa Francis Oppenheim
Put a pound of loaf sugar into the pan which receives the juice, and let it remain until the sugar is dissolved.The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;|Charlotte Campbell Bury
I never care to hear one who receives alms pay a tribute to charity.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
I spread out my stock in a large open box on a table which receives a bright diffused light but not the direct rays of the sun.Bramble-bees and Others|J. Henri Fabre