receive [-d, -s, received, receiving] v

OFr < L. re-, again + capěre, take.

  1. Get; obtain; gain; procure; attain; achieve.
  2. Admit; allow to come in as a guest; grant entrance privileges to; [fig.] permit to enter a royal abode; allow to come into Heaven.
  3. Accept; welcome; honor; embrace; enjoy; countenance; partake of willingly.
  4. [Fig.] experience; encounter.