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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. Rick Wiley:

    You can see the true benefit that a family in Wisconsin has received over the last four years, that's the great untold story. Everybody just thinks this guy took on the unions and he won, but there's a lot more to it.

  2. Payam Nabizadeh:

    I was rounding when I received a text regarding the wedding plan and literally became teary eyed, i watched him suffer for weeks, and for them to share such a personal moment with us, well that says everything.

  3. Av Harris:

    We never received a letter of endorsement for Finch from the Job Creation party, now, it's too late.

  4. Marianne Baker:

    In all my years working for Senator Joe Biden, I never once witnessed, or heard of, or received, any reports of inappropriate conduct, period -- not from Ms. Tara Reade, not from anyone. I have absolutely no knowledge or memory of Ms. Reade's accounting of events, which would have left a searing impression on me as a woman professional, and as a manager, these clearly false allegations are in complete contradiction to both the inner workings of our Senate office and to the man I know and worked so closely with for almost two decades.

  5. Republican Senator Mike Lee:

    What I found so distressing about that briefing was that one of the messages we received from the briefers was do not debate, do not discuss the issue of the appropriateness of further military intervention against Iran and that if you do, you will be emboldening Iran.

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