Origin of recipient
Examples from the Web for recipient
Contemporary Examples of recipient
That Snapchat deceptively told its users that the sender would be notified if a recipient took a screenshot of a snap.‘The Snappening’ Is Real: 90,000 Private Photos and 9,000 Hacked Snapchat Videos Leak Online
October 13, 2014
According to the recipient of his greeting, Patreese Johnson, he said, “I want some of that” and motioned to her crotch.‘Out in the Night’ and the Redemption of the ‘Killer Lesbian Gang'
June 21, 2014
This is especially so given that Sotomayor has been frank about her past as a recipient of affirmative action.Supremes’ Spat Over Affirmative Action
April 26, 2014
“Snowden should storm the Kremlin,” tweeted Glenn Greenwald, the recipient of many a Snowden leak.Snowden’s Camp: Staged Putin Q&A Was a Screw-Up
April 21, 2014
Marky Mark (you know, from Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch), was the recipient of the Generation Award.The Best Moments of the MTV Movie Awards
April 14, 2014
Historical Examples of recipient
He leaned from the saddle to bring his recipient hand to a convenient distance.Scaramouche
I was doomed to be the recipient of confidences, and to be confronted with unanswerable questions.Lord Jim
He knew you then as something more than the recipient of his earnings.St. Patrick's Eve
Charles James Lever
Where it is assumed that the recipient will not want to read the letter.How to Write Letters (Formerly The Book of Letters)
Mary Owens Crowther
He was, indeed, the recipient of other honours not often awarded for scientific distinction.Great Astronomers
R. S. Ball
- 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.