Synonyms of receive in English:

receive


See definition of receive

verb

1‘Tony received his award at a gala lunch in London’

SYNONYMS

be given, be presented with, be awarded, collect, accept, have conferred on one

get, obtain, gain, acquire, secure, come by, pick up, be provided with, take

derive

win, be paid, earn, gross, net, accrue

inherit, come into

informal cop

ANTONYMS

give, present

2‘she received a letter from the council threatening court action’

SYNONYMS

be sent, be in receipt of

accept delivery of, accept, take into one's possession

ANTONYMS

send

3‘Alec received the news on Monday afternoon’

SYNONYMS

be told, be informed of, be notified of, be made aware of, hear, discover, find out, find out about, learn, gather, get wind of

4‘he received her suggestion with a complete lack of interest’

SYNONYMS

hear, listen to

respond to, react to, take

meet, greet

5‘she received a serious head injury’

SYNONYMS

experience, sustain, undergo, meet with, encounter, go through, be subjected to, come in for

suffer, bear, endure

6‘the young couple looked radiant as they received their guests’

SYNONYMS

greet, welcome, say hello to, show in, usher in, admit, let in

7‘she's not receiving visitors’

SYNONYMS

entertain, be at home to