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Definition of received (Meaning of received)
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Receive Re*ceive" (r[-e]*s[=e]v"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
	     {Received} (r[-e]*s[=e]vd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Receiving}.]
	     [OF. receveir, recevoir, F. recevoir, fr. L. recipere; pref.
	     re- re- + capere to take, seize. See {Capable}, {Heave}, and
	     cf. {Receipt}, {Reception}, {Recipe}.]
	     1. To take, as something that is offered, given, committed,
	        sent, paid, or the like; to accept; as, to receive money
	        offered in payment of a debt; to receive a gift, a
	        message, or a letter.
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	              Receyven all in gree that God us sent. --Chaucer.
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	     2. Hence: To gain the knowledge of; to take into the mind by
	        assent to; to give admission to; to accept, as an opinion,
	        notion, etc.; to embrace.
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	              Our hearts receive your warnings.     --Shak.
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	              The idea of solidity we receive by our touch.
	                                                    --Locke.
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	     3. To allow, as a custom, tradition, or the like; to give
	        credence or acceptance to.
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	              Many other things there be which they have received
	              to hold, as the washing of cups, and pots. --Mark
	                                                    vii. 4.
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	     4. To give admittance to; to permit to enter, as into one's
	        house, presence, company, and the like; as, to receive a
	        lodger, visitor, ambassador, messenger, etc.
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	              They kindled a fire, and received us every one.
	                                                    --Acts xxviii.
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	     5. To admit; to take in; to hold; to contain; to have
	        capacity for; to be able to take in.
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	              The brazen altar that was before the Lord was too
	              little to receive the burnt offerings. --1 Kings
	                                                    viii. 64.
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	     6. To be affected by something; to suffer; to be subjected
	        to; as, to receive pleasure or pain; to receive a wound or
	        a blow; to receive damage.
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	              Against his will he can receive no harm. --Milton.
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	     7. To take from a thief, as goods known to be stolen.
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	     8. (Lawn Tennis) To bat back (the ball) when served.
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	     {Receiving ship}, one on board of which newly recruited
	        sailors are received, and kept till drafted for service.
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	     Syn: To accept; take; allow; hold; retain; admit.
	
	     Usage: {Receive}, {Accept}. To receive describes simply the
	            act of taking. To accept denotes the taking with
	            approval, or for the purposes for which a thing is
	            offered. Thus, we receive a letter when it comes to
	            hand; we receive news when it reaches us; we accept a
	            present when it is offered; we accept an invitation to
	            dine with a friend.
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	                  Who, if we knew
	                  What we receive, would either not accept
	                  Life offered, or soon beg to lay it down.
	                                                    --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
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