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Overview of verb receive
1. receive, have -- (get something; come into possession of; "receive payment"; "receive a gift"; "receive letters from the front")

2. receive, get, find, obtain, incur -- (receive a specified treatment (abstract); "These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation"; "His movie received a good review"; "I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions")

3. pick up, receive -- (register (perceptual input); "pick up a signal")

4. experience, receive, have, get -- (go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling")

5. receive, take in, invite -- (express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees")

6. receive -- (accept as true or valid; "He received Christ")

7. welcome, receive -- (bid welcome to; greet upon arrival)

8. receive -- (convert into sounds or pictures; "receive the incoming radio signals")

9. meet, encounter, receive -- (experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition")

10. receive -- (have or give a reception; "The lady is receiving Sunday morning")

11. get, receive -- (receive as a retribution or punishment; "He got 5 years in prison")

12. receive -- (partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament)

13. receive -- (regard favorably or with disapproval; "Her new collection of poems was not well received")

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