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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RECEIVES

Rumi-naui himself enters and receives the thanks of his sovereign.

Does every one who receives the sacraments derive a benefit from them?

One who receives a benefit from another, or is otherwise an object of charity.

The fault may lie in him that receives or in him that gives, or it may be in neither.

They might pay it to the telegraph operator who receives the message!

He receives me graciously enough, and treats me with politeness.

Some call it the White River, because in its course it receives a river of that name.

It receives some brooks, and abounds in excellent fish, and in alligators.

If she receives Ned's letter by to-morrow noon, you may date their parting from to-morrow night.

In the former you have the importunity that claims and receives an immediate answer.