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Related to at the receiving end: worse for wear, so much for, not a chance, give a shot, be damned
receive(Acquire), verb accept, accipere, assume, be given, capere, catch, collect, come by, derive, draw, earn, gain, gather, get, inherit, make, obtain, pick up, pocket, procure, realize, reap, secure, seize, take, take in, take possession, win
Associated concepts: contructively received, receive process, receive stolen property
receive(Permit to enter), verb absorb, accept, admit, adopt, allow, allow entrance, approve, embrace, give entrance, grant asylum, include, induct, initiate, install, let in, let through, permit, shelter, show in, take in, tolerate, usher in
Associated concepts: receive into evidence, receive into the record
See also: accept, congregate, draw, embrace, endure, extract, gain, hold, inherit, instate, obtain, partake, possess, procure, realize, reap, suffer, take, tolerate
TO RECEIVE. Voluntarily to take from another what is offered.
2. A landlord, for example, could not be said to receive the key from his tenant, when the latter left it at his house without his knowledge, unless by his acts afterwards, he should be presumed to have given his consent.