Definitions for recipientrɪˈsɪp i ənt
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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.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'recipient' in Nouns Frequency: #2786
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.
I call the discourse of power any discourse that engenders blame, hence guilt, in its 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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