Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having been accepted as true or worthy: "Received political wisdom says not. Surveys show otherwise” ( Economist).

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of receive.
  • adj. Generally accepted as correct or true
  • adj. Unchallenged axioms

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In entomology, projecting between other parts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. widely accepted as true or worthy
  • adj. conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers

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Examples

  • Paul Silva, the picture editor of the Daily Mail, said that the title received up to 400 images of her daily, because photographers snap her whenever she leaves home.

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  • Five years back, the label received a track from this Benin-based band, and fell in love.

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  • The term received an improved and more noble signification in the times of chivalry, when the desire to please manifested itself in feats of arms, and personal conflict.

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  • As avaricious middlemen soon equipped with European arms, the Efik came to control the entire trade with the hinterland; their name, in fact, is derived from an Ibibio-Efik word meaning “oppress,” a name received from those neighboring tribes on the lower Calabar and Cross rivers whom the Efik prevented from establishing direct contact with the white traders.

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  • Thus the term received still another extension and this be - came its fourth sense, and was so used by Herodotus,

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  • Oana Pellea, Razvan Vasilescu and Andi Vasluianu, the title received co-production support from German company M

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  • The title received critical acclaim upon its launch and is considered one of the best games to appear on the console.

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  • The title received some positive reviews, due to its interesting gameplay, presentation and the very solid graphics that impressed people who hadn't seen any other releases on the DS.

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  • The title received €400,000 from the Franco-German co-production fund and will be released in France by EuropaCorpp - who are also handling international sales and domestic distribution (release date: April 1) - the film traces the misadventures of a woman who goes from the atrocities of the Kosovo war to the difficult world of illegal immigrants in France.

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  • Aoki, who was named president of Asian Improv Records (AIR) in 1999, served as executive producer on Anthony Brown's Asian American Orchestra piece, Ellington-Strayhorn's "Far East Suite," (AIR0053), for which the label received a Grammy Award nomination in 1999.

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