Synonyms for receiving

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Receiving no response she knocked again, this time with more force.

To expect less is to get less, since it is to dwarf my own power of receiving.

In her heart she had begun to feel that the letters she was receiving were from Peter Morrison.

The mind was intensely receptive, when it was receiving at all.

After receiving his degree he commenced the practice of medicine with his preceptor.

I will not attempt to describe what I felt on receiving your letter.

I shall have the honour of receiving your criticisms in person at Dunlop.

You don't suppose your daddy's receiving callers yet, is he?

For a few minutes after receiving this information Bart was busy thinking.

The surgeon looked more suspicious than ever, after receiving this answer.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Old North French receivre (Old French recoivre) "seize, take hold of, pick up; welcome, accept," from Latin recipere "regain, take back, bring back, carry back, recover; take to oneself, take in, admit," from re- "back," though the exact sense here is obscure (see re-) + -cipere, comb. form of capere "to take" (see capable). Radio and (later) television sense is attested from 1908. Related: Received; receiving.

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