Another word for receive
To take into one's charge
accept, be given, admit, take, get, obtain, gain, inherit, acquire, gather up, collect, reap, procure, derive, appropriate, seize, take possession, redeem, pocket, pick up, hold, come by, earn, take in, assume, draw, arrogate, win, secure, come into*, come in for*, catch*, corral*; see also obtain 1.
To make welcome
accommodate, greet, initiate, induct, install, make welcome, shake hands with, admit, permit, welcome, welcome home, accept, entertain, host, invite in, let in, show in, bring in, usher in, let through, make comfortable, be at home to, bring as a guest into, introduce, give a party, give access to, allow entrance to, roll out the red carpet for, give the red-carpet treatment to, put out the welcome mat for, greet with open arms; see also entertain 2, greet.
receive means to get by having something given, told, or imposed, and may or may not imply the consent of the recipient to receive a gift, to receive a blow; accept means to receive willingly or favorably, but it sometimes connotes acquiescence rather than explicit approval he was accepted as a member, to accept the inevitable; admit stresses permission or concession on the part of the one that receives I will not admit them to my home; take, in this connection, means to accept something offered or presented we can't take money from you