Definition To receive

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to receive: to acquire, to get, to accept, to obtain
I received a letter from my grandfather this morning.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Can you tell me when I'll receive my parcel please?
US: You received your parcel two weeks ago, madam.


  • "I have given her a fabulous purple tiara to distinguish her from any other messenger birds you may receive."
  • "She writes "Susie, I receive a lot of e-mails every day, should I answer them or just destroy my computer?"
  • "I received your last pigeon."
  • "Gerald : Pass phrase received."
  • "Like you, I also receive many e-mails."
  • "Here are the 4 GOLDEN STEPS to receive the compensation you probably deserve"
  • "I don't know if or when you'll receive this letter."
  • "At the hotel room, well, I did actually receive an important phone call, otherwise I would have happily made love to her."
  • "I received an e-mail from Bruno."
  • "Glitches after receiving phone calls from his mother, like the human version."

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