received meaning


    Definition of received in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFreceiveSGreceivesPRreceivingPREré-
    1. simple past tense and past participle of receive.
    2. AdjectiveBFreceive
      1. Generally accepted as correct or true.
        1. (by implication) Unchallenged axioms.
          1. "The old saying goes that we should not judge a man until we have walked a mile in his shoes. As with so much received wisdom – from judging books by their covers to the relative exchange rate for birds in hands and bushes – this is of course rubbish." Robin Wilkinson. Western Mail, Oct 30 2012.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • He took us on board purely out of a national feeling, for his ship was strong-handed without us, having thirty-two souls, all told, when he received us five.
          • In each high-frequency (20 Hz) rTMS session, subjects received forty trains of 1.9 s duration, separated by an intertrain interval of 12 s (1560 pulses per session).
          • Never hop a freight, for nothing quite heals The wound received under grinding wheels.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • received your note, but I did not understand it. ‎
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The repeater retransmits the messages it receives.
          • I'm not going to swing for the fences tomorrow, but I'm hoping my speech will be warmly received.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Uncomparable adjectives
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Past participles
                • Verb simple past forms
            Related Links:
            1. en receivedst
            2. en receivedness
            Source: Wiktionary

            Meaning of received for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "received" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
            Difficultness: Level 1
            Easy     ➨     Difficult
            Definiteness: Level 1
            Definite    ➨     Versatile