What does received mean?

Definitions for received
rɪˈsivdre·ceived

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. standard, receivedadjective

    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. receivedadjective

    widely accepted as true or worthy

    "a received moral idea"; "Received political wisdom says not; surveys show otherwise"- Economist

Wiktionary

  1. receivedadjective

    Generally accepted as correct or true

  2. receivedadjective

    (by implication) Unchallenged axioms

    The recent revelation that East Anglia University's Climate Research Unit actively suppressed research findings contrary to the "received wisdom" of Global Warming, has severely damaged the credibility of the UN's IPCC predictions, which relied heavily on this institution's research findings.uE000146897uE001

Webster Dictionary

  1. Received

    of Receive

Editors Contribution

  1. receivedverb

    Verb form of the word receive.

    They received their wedding documents they needed to sign for their wedding day.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'received' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #743

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'received' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1469

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of received in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of received in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of received in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Wilkinson:

    If Ukraine wants to settle with Russia on better terms (than what others received) they will have to come back to the bondholders for consent, under terms of the deal there is no carve-out for sovereign debt or Paris Club debt.

  2. Michael Byers:

    Mr. Harper was Prime Minister for nine years and he never received that honor, mr. Trudeau has been Prime Minister for four months and he's receiving that honor. That speaks volumes.

  3. Lee Zacharias:

    The fact that I know that mine is not the only case. That there are a number of other people that have not received absentee ballots they applied for, who had ballots that disappeared, like mine did and have been voided and have not receive replacement ballots makes me angry.

  4. Mohamud Noor:

    I’ve already received some random emails and phone calls from people threatening me following the shooting, i don’t think the threats are coming from people in Minnesota, but we are still getting them.

  5. Adam Schiff:

    We are still going through, because the volume is so large, the materials we received... so it's entirely possible there will be new and important evidence that comes out of the information that we've been receiving.

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