Received - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rəˈsiːvd|  American pronunciation of the word received
Brit.  |rɪˈsiːvd|  British pronunciation of the word received
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto receive
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto receive


- widely accepted as true or worthy

a received moral idea


What was radical thinking in times past has become received wisdom today.

...traditionally the received opinion was that, in the event of a divorce, the mother should get custody of the children...

The received wisdom is that he will retire within the next year.

It is a received idea that television is the most powerful medium ever devised.

She received an order to appear in court.

The store received an order for 200 roses this morning.

Workers received a $4,000 pay increase.

Police have received reports of gang activity in the neighborhood.

...requested a bill of particulars for the care he received in the hospital...

She received her education at private schools.

I received a letter from her yesterday.

She received the news of his death with remarkable calmness.

Payment was received two weeks after it was due; therefore, you will be charged a late fee.

The election received wide news coverage.

They received a royal welcome as they stepped off the plane.

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