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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. receive: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. receive: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. receive: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. receive: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. receive: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. receive: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Receive, receive: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. receive: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. receive: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. receive: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. receive: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. receive: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Receive, receive: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. receive: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. receive: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. receive: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Receive (song): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Receive: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. receive: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. receive: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. receive: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. receive: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. receive: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. receive: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. receive: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. receive: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. receive: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. receive: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. receive: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  2. receive: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. receive: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  4. receive: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. receive: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. receive: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. receive: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. receive: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Receive: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Receive: Dictionary for Avionics [home, info]
  2. receive: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (receive)

verb:  get something; come into possession of ("Receive payment")
verb:  have or give a reception
verb:  receive a specified treatment (abstract) ("These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation")
verb:  regard favorably or with disapproval ("Her new collection of poems was not well received")
verb:  accept as true or valid ("He received Christ")
verb:  partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament
verb:  convert into sounds or pictures ("Receive the incoming radio signals")
verb:  express willingness to have in one's home or environs ("The community warmly received the refugees")
verb:  recieve (perceptual input)
verb:  of mental or physical states or experiences ("Receive injuries")
verb:  receive as a retribution or punishment
verb:  bid welcome to; greet upon arrival
verb:  experience as a reaction

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Words similar to receive:   get, encounter, experience, find, have, incur, invite, meet, obtain, received, receiving, undergo, welcome, pick up, take in, more...

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