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adjective as in taking

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Training in Taji began Dec. 20; a week later, 218 Iraqis began receiving training in Anbar.

Of the three nominated, Webster did the best, receiving 12 votes, Gohmert and Yoho received three and two votes, respectively.

In 2011, only 27 percent of families living in poverty were receiving welfare assistance.

Outside of concerns for the lack of education the kids are receiving, is worry about how they will spend their time instead.

After five years of not receiving services in California, her family moved to Virginia.

A small boy of three years and nine months on receiving from his nurse the familiar order, "Come here!"

My No. 4239 addressed to Maxwell and repeated to you was sent before receiving your telegram under reply.

Each day he was sending serenely confident telegrams to Calcutta and receiving equally reassuring ones from a fatuous Viceroy.

The first curtsey I remember receiving, except of course in the stately ceremonies of the dance.

He consented to the trial, receiving Planner's solemn promise that, in the event of failure, it should be the last.

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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to receiving, such as: accepting, acquiring, collecting, drawing, earning, and gathering.

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