convert into sounds or pictures; "receive the incoming radio signals"
receive a specified treatment (abstract); "These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation"; "His movie received a good review"; "I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions"
regard favorably or with disapproval; "Her new collection of poems was not well received"
accept as true or valid; "He received Christ"
partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament
express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees"
get something; come into possession of; "receive payment"; "receive a gift"; "receive letters from the front"
have or give a reception; "The lady is receiving Sunday morning"