To receive

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Definition

to receive: to acquire, to get, to accept, to obtain
verb
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.
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Examples

  • "I have given her a fabulous purple tiara to distinguish her from any other messenger birds you may receive."
  • "I received an e-mail from Bruno."
  • "I very much look forward to receiving your reply."
  • "Here are the 4 GOLDEN STEPS to receive the compensation you probably deserve"
  • "She writes 'Susie, I receive a lot of e-mails every day, should I answer them or just destroy my computer?' Susie: Great question Lauren."
  • "Gerald : Pass phrase received."
  • "Like you, I also receive many e-mails."
  • "I don't know if or when you'll receive this letter."
  • "Glitches after receiving phone calls from his mother, like the human version."
  • "I received your last pigeon."

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