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Definitions for recipient
rɪˈsɪp i əntre·cip·i·ent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recipient, receivernoun

    a person who receives something

  2. recipient role, recipientnoun

    the semantic role of the animate entity that is passively involved in the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

Wiktionary

  1. recipientnoun

    One who receives, such as one who receives money or goods.

    Etymology: From stem of recipiens, present participle of recipio

  2. recipientnoun

    An individual receiving donor organs or tissues.

    Etymology: From stem of recipiens, present participle of recipio

  3. recipientnoun

    The portion of an alembic or other still in which the distilled liquid is collected.

    Etymology: From stem of recipiens, present participle of recipio

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recipientnoun

    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

    Etymology: [L. recipiens, -entis, receiving, p. pr. of recipere to receive: cf. F. rcipient. See Receive.]

  2. Recipientadjective

    receiving; receptive

    Etymology: [L. recipiens, -entis, receiving, p. pr. of recipere to receive: cf. F. rcipient. See Receive.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Recipient

    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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. recipient

    A person, group or organization that receives.

    The recipient did enjoy the award ceremony.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recipient' in Nouns Frequency: #2786

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recipient in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recipient in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of recipient in a Sentence

  1. Scott Applewhite -RRB- Noti:

    Certainly, itsnot permissible to use an LLC or any other kind of LLC or any other kind of intermediary to conceal the recipient or purpose of a PACs spending, the law requires the PACto report who it disperses money to. You canttry to evade that by routing it through an LLC or corporation or anyone else.

  2. Duncan Hunter:

    This is a process that has become overly politicized and while this administration has at least gone to greater lengths to recognize courage in Afghanistan, we still don't have a single living recipient from Iraq, and it's definitely not because they don't exist.

  3. Brandon Wu of ActionAid:

    Japan's support for new coal-fired power plants not only destroys the climate it also displaces communities, is likely to cause untold local environmental damage, and primarily benefits Japanese companies instead of recipient countries, this is unacceptable on its own, and the fact that it is being done in the name of 'climate finance' makes a farce of the entire concept.

  4. Maria Siemionow:

    The fact that Dr. Lantieri was able to perform a second face transplantation on this recipient is the first case of its kind for the face transplant field, some patients have to have a second kidney, some patients have to have a second heart transplant or a second liver, so in terms of retransplanting or transplanting again in a patient with a solid organ is not new.

  5. Bryant McGill:

    Service heals the recipient and the giver.

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