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noun as in person or thing that receives

noun as in device for receiving

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Chiefs coaches have devised drills to work on them, so that his receivers won’t get hit between the eyes by a ball they don’t see coming.

The receiver then sued the company, asserting that Prospect had misled the public and 2,700 current and past hospital employees about the pension fund’s financial health.

He only had six carries for seven yards and a touchdown in the win over Buffalo — his first game since a late December injury — but he is a talented runner and receiver who could make a big difference in this one.

Other companies that have been working on long-range wireless charging have relied on special cases with built-in receivers and auxiliary batteries to pull down the waves.

Some may include their own built-in receivers, which means you don’t have to have your phone with you, while others use the GPS in your smartphone to help geolocate you.

The protection will last as long as Winston can still fling the ball 50 yards downfield to a streaking wide receiver.

After everything is in order and the call has been placed, Hitch picks up the receiver and says “How do you do?”

The receiver is the only part of the gun that can be legally controlled and must be serialized if 100 percent complete.

Brandon Marshall, wide receiver for the Chicago Bears, has a rap sheet including two domestic violence charges.

The sender and receiver pay the driver a few hryvnia—the Ukrainian currency—on either end.

I hung the receiver up again, wondering what business could fetch Jack Bridges round at that time of the evening to see me.

Meanwhile his property may be seized by a marshal or receiver on proof that he is neglecting it or that it is deteriorating.

A German receiver can be washed out like a teacup, and the oil collected is of value, but a meerschaum should never be wetted.

He replaced the receiver, took up a wet oilskin overall from the back of a chair and the cane from the mantleshelf.

Her radio set was moved back to her room and she restrung 117 the wires and connected up the receiver without help from anybody.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to receiver, such as: acceptor, addressee, assignee, beneficiary, cashier, and collector.

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