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noun as in celebratory party

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At least one left the group to get cellphone reception and call for help, DeAnne Gallegos of the San Juan County Office of Emergency Management told the New York Times.

He also admitted to attending a wedding reception for the son of a former Yakuza boss.

He told ESPN that he would sign a one-day contract in March with Dallas so he could retire as a member of the team for which he ranks as the franchise leader in targets, receptions, receiving yards, games played and games started.

Buttigieg enjoyed a largely favorable reception during the hearing.

Chark saw a dip in receptions, yards and touchdowns but not all of it was his fault.

Ballinger was at first speechless when asked about the 75 Precinct reception.

Wherever he travels, Václav Klaus can be assured a welcome reception from likeminded free marketers.

Lily Allen explained away the poor sales and ho-hum critical reception to Sheezus by…basically blaming other people.

As the Cold War entered its final years, the film enjoyed a warmer reception in Russia.

She actually petted Kate's arm when she met her at a reception last night.

Kind of a reception-room in there—guess I know a reception-room from a hole in the wall.

Naturally, the picture was not perfect, but it well merited the flattering reception which it received.

At the close of the reception a band of Philippine musicians played a selection of graceful airs of their native isles.

A light-colored mulatto boy, in dress coat and bearing a diminutive silver tray for the reception of cards, admitted them.

Mrs. Pontellier, attired in a handsome reception gown, remained in the drawing-room the entire afternoon receiving her visitors.


On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reception, such as: encounter, gathering, greeting, meeting, reaction, and receiving.

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