Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) receive, have (get something; come into possession of) "receive payment"; "receive a gift"; "receive letters from the front"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) pick up, receive (register (perceptual input)) "pick up a signal"
- S: (v) experience, receive, have, get (go through (mental or physical states or experiences)) "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling"
- S: (v) receive, take in, invite (express willingness to have in one's home or environs) "The community warmly received the refugees"
- S: (v) receive (accept as true or valid) "He received Christ"
- S: (v) welcome, receive (bid welcome to; greet upon arrival)
- direct hypernym / inherited hypernym / sister term
- S: (v) greet, recognize, recognise (express greetings upon meeting someone)
- S: (v) address, accost, come up to (speak to someone)
- S: (v) come, come up (move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody) "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room"
- S: (v) travel, go, move, locomote (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically) "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
- derivationally related form
- sentence frame
- S: (v) receive (convert into sounds or pictures) "receive the incoming radio signals"
- S: (v) meet, encounter, receive (experience as a reaction) "My proposal met with much opposition"
- S: (v) receive (have or give a reception) "The lady is receiving Sunday morning"
- S: (v) get, receive (receive as a retribution or punishment) "He got 5 years in prison"
- S: (v) receive (partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament)
- S: (v) receive (regard favorably or with disapproval) "Her new collection of poems was not well received"