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Definition of "received" []

  • Having been accepted as true or worthy: "Received political wisdom says not. Surveys show otherwise” ( Economist). (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "received" in a sentence
  • "Paul Silva, the picture editor of the Daily Mail, said that the title received up to 400 images of her daily, because photographers snap her whenever she leaves home."
  • "Five years back, the label received a track from this Benin-based band, and fell in love."
  • "The term received an improved and more noble signification in the times of chivalry, when the desire to please manifested itself in feats of arms, and personal conflict."