What does received mean?

Definitions for received
rɪˈsivdre·ceived

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. standard, received(adj)

    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. received(adj)

    widely accepted as true or worthy

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

Wiktionary

  1. received(Adjective)

    Generally accepted as correct or true

  2. received(Adjective)

    (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. received

    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  

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

How to pronounce received?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say received in sign language?

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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. Jim McGrath:

    President Bush had another terrific day and is in great spirits, he was visited by (former first lady Barbara) Bush as well as his son Neil and daughter-in-law Maria Bush, and has received well-wishes from family, friends and fellow citizens.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    I wouldn’t use the word offensive, I found them a little bit silly, a bit absurd, the issue was what impact did the fact that she has received huge amounts of funding from Wall Street have on her attitude towards Wall Street.

  3. China Daily:

    In addition to arranging pilgrimages for unqualified people, the investigated officials were found to have asked for and received bribes or neglected the inspection and management of pilgrimage work.

  4. Alastair George:

    There have been some very serious issues raised in terms of the trade relationship between the U.S. and China, and then they've had this quite sudden about-turn on this particular company, and it simply raises questions as to what the underlying policy is, this is perhaps a little reminder which is being relatively well-received by markets over the last 24 hours that (with) the U.S. administration there is a strong degree of unpredictability compared to prior regimes.

  5. Sandy Shelby:

    There was no air conditioning. There was no water in any of the water buckets. The litter boxes had zero litter. It was just feces that was in them. Police and animal control officials initially received a call from neighbors complaining about the smell coming from the home. When they first arrived, authorities told FOX4 they found a van in the driveway filled with dogs. When officials arrived they said they found a van filled with dogs. ( FOX4 News) The van was not running. The windows were rolled up and just cracked a tiny little bit, there were 14 crates full of animals inside. Sandy Shelby said authorities are investigating whether the homeowner got the animals from various shelters with the intention of rescuing them. I think that people start out with good intentions, I really do.

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