Part of speech:
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The recipient of a gift.
Contagious; catching. Used of an infectious disease.
One who receives or is expected to receive a heritage, as of ideas, from a predecessor.
The inheritor of a legacy.
One that receives a benefit:
A disinterested party chosen by a corporation or by a court to collect and protect property that is the subject of diverse claims. A receiver is often appointed in proceedings concerning insolvency.
The recipient of an award.
the semantic role of the animate entity that is passively involved in the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
Find another word for recipient. In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for recipient, like: object, conferree, donee, on-the-receiving-end, getting, taking, heir, legatee, winner, receiving and beneficiary.