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Another word for receive

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Verb
  1. To admit to one's possession, presence, or awareness

    See also:

    accept

  2. To allow admittance, as to a group

    See also:

    accept

Another word for receive

Verb
  1. To take into one's charge

  2. To endure

      1. To feel pain or distress; sustain injury or harm:
      2. To have a specified shortcoming or weakness:
      3. To sustain a loss, setback, or decline in effectiveness; become worse:
      1. The apprehension of an object, thought, or emotion through the senses or mind:
      2. Active participation in events or activities, leading to the accumulation of knowledge or skill:
      3. The knowledge or skill so derived.
      1. To experience or be subjected to:
    See also:

    endure

  3. To support

      1. An object placed beneath or against a structure to keep it from falling or shaking; a support.
      2. One that serves as a means of support or assistance.
      3. To support by placing something beneath or against; shore up.
      1. To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
      2. To keep up (a joke or assumed role, for example) competently.
      3. To supply with necessities or nourishment; provide for:
      1. To carry (something) on one's person from one place to another:
      2. To move from one place to another while containing or supporting (something); convey or transport:
      3. To cause to move by or with steady pressure; push:
    See also:

    support

  4. To make welcome

Synonym Study

  • Take , in this connection, means to accept something offered or presented we can't take money from you
  • Admit stresses permission or concession on the part of the one that receives I will not admit them to my home
  • 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
  • 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