Definition of "Receive" :
verb: convert into sounds or pictures
"Receive the incoming radio signals."
verb: receive a specified treatment (abstract)
"These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation."
verb: regard favorably or with disapproval
"Her new collection of poems was not well received."
verb: accept as true or valid
"He received Christ."
verb: bid welcome to; greet upon arrival
verb: partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament
verb: express willingness to have in one's home or environs
"The community warmly received the refugees."
verb: register (perceptual input)
verb: go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
verb: receive as a retribution or punishment
verb: get something; come into possession of
verb: have or give a reception
verb: experience as a reaction