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Part of speech: verb

To get; take; accept; admit; hold.

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Usage examples "receive":

  1. I will receive no other pay. - "Andy Grant's Pluck", Horatio Alger.
  2. Tamango had felt bound to put some clothes on to receive the white captain. - "Abbé Aubain and Mosaics", Prosper Mérimée.
  3. We don't want Colonel Montgomery to do all the talking, and to have to receive his letters as orders. - "The Story of Old Fort Loudon", Charles Egbert Craddock.