Definitions for recipientrɪˈsɪp i ənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recipient, receiver(noun)

    a person who receives something

  2. recipient role, recipient(noun)

    the semantic role of the animate entity that is passively involved in the happening denoted by the verb in the clause


  1. recipient(Noun)

    One who receives, such as one who receives money or goods.

  2. recipient(Noun)

    An individual receiving donor organs or tissues.

  3. recipient(Noun)

    The portion of an alembic or other still in which the distilled liquid is collected.

  4. Origin: From stem of recipiens, present participle of recipio

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recipient(noun)

    a receiver; the person or thing that receives; one to whom, or that to which, anything is given or communicated; specifically, the receiver of a still

  2. Recipient(adj)

    receiving; receptive

  3. Origin: [L. recipiens, -entis, receiving, p. pr. of recipere to receive: cf. F. rcipient. See Receive.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recipient' in Nouns Frequency: #2786

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