Synonyms of received


1. receive, have, get, acquire

usage: get something; come into possession of; "receive payment"; "receive a gift"; "receive letters from the front"

2. receive, get, find, obtain, incur, change

usage: 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"

3. pick up, receive, perceive, comprehend

usage: register (perceptual input); "pick up a signal"

4. experience, receive, have, get, undergo

usage: go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling"

5. receive, take in, invite

usage: express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees"

6. receive, accept

usage: accept as true or valid; "He received Christ"

7. welcome, receive, greet, recognize, recognise

usage: bid welcome to; greet upon arrival

8. receive, convert

usage: convert into sounds or pictures; "receive the incoming radio signals"

9. meet, encounter, receive, have, experience

usage: experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition"

10. receive, celebrate, fete

usage: have or give a reception; "The lady is receiving Sunday morning"

11. get, receive

usage: receive as a retribution or punishment; "He got 5 years in prison"

12. receive, partake, touch

usage: partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament

13. receive, see, consider, reckon, view, regard

usage: regard favorably or with disapproval; "Her new collection of poems was not well received"


1. standard (vs. nonstandard), received, acceptable, classical

usage: conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers; "standard English" (American); "received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British)

2. received, conventional (vs. unconventional) (vs. unconventional)

usage: widely accepted as true or worthy; "a received moral idea"; "Received political wisdom says not; surveys show otherwise"- Economist

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Definition and meaning of received (Dictionary)