a person who receives something
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
One who receives, such as one who receives money or goods.
An individual receiving donor organs or tissues.
The portion of an alembic or other still in which the distilled liquid is collected.
Origin: From stem of recipiens, present participle of recipio
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
Origin: [L. recipiens, -entis, receiving, p. pr. of recipere to receive: cf. F. rcipient. See Receive.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-sip′i-ent, adj. receiving.—n. one who receives, that which receives.—ns. Recip′ience, Recip′iency, a receiving: receptiveness. [L. recipiens, -entis, pr.p. of recipĕre, to receive.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'recipient' in Nouns Frequency: #2786
The numerical value of recipient in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of recipient in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Service heals the recipient and the giver.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
Such praise coming from so degraded a source, was degrading to me, its recipient.
The art of advice is to make the recipient believe he thought the thought of it himself.
Cash is less bulky compared to foodstuff, it is more convenient to the recipient and, as a result, residents have appreciated it more than food-aid.
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Translations for recipient
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- Empfänger, EmpfängerinGerman
- receptora, receptor, beneficiarioSpanish
- personne gréffée, receveuse, destinataire, receveur, récipiendaireFrench
- átvevő, fogadó, címzett, befogadóHungarian
- 受取人, 受信者Japanese
- примател, примачMacedonian
- ontvanger, ontvangsterDutch
- получательница, получатель, реципиентRussian
- prejemnica, prejemnikSlovene
- organmottagare, mottagareSwedish
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