Definition for receive

verb as in endure, sustain

Strongest matches

suffer, undergo

Strong matches

bear, encounter, experience

verb as in take in guest or member

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Example Sentences

He called to receive financial advice on tax implications, then had a chat with his father.

Individuals who register for this free event can receive a downloadable affirmations journal and a Valentine’s Day card.

Wyden has also said in a statement that families that had received the first two payments would expect a third.

He said he had received grass-roots donations from people in all 67 counties of Pennsylvania and all 50 states.

After agreeing to pay cuts last year, players will receive 100 percent of their salaries and bonuses in 2021.

Specifically, what briefing did the flight crew receive before they went to the airplane?

They will still receive a salary if something is to happen to Ziad, but she is trying to make sure she saves as much as possible.

The younger man rolled down his window to receive the approaching Williams “to see what he wanted.”

The defense team expects to receive all of the documents and evidence in the coming week.

And I was lucky enough to receive an invitation to stay at Easter Elchies House, the spiritual home at The Macallan.

The Authorised Version has: “And as a mother shall she meet him, and receive him as a wife married of a virgin.”

General Lachambre, as the hero of Cavite, followed to receive the applause which was everywhere showered upon him in Spain.

The wisdom of a scribe cometh by his time of leisure: and he that is less in action, shall receive wisdom.

Then both the partners laughed together—pleasantly and cheerfully, as men who are going to receive money, often do.

Various matters mentioned by the governor receive perfunctory and formal answers.


On this page you'll find 196 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to receive, such as: accept, collect, draw, earn, gain, and get.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.