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Part of speech: Verb

To take or accept from another; to get knowledge of; as, to receive news; admit to one's company; entertain; as, to receive guests; to serve as a holder for; as, a channel to receive the overflow; to undergo; as, to receive a shock; to give lodging to, or to harbor; as, to receive stolen goods.

Part of speech: Verb

To obtain or be presented with something; to take what is given or paid; to welcome guests.

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