What is another word for receives?

Pronunciation: [ɹɪsˈiːvz] (IPA)

"Receives" is a verb that is commonly used to describe the action of accepting or getting something. There are a variety of synonyms for "receives," including "obtains," "acquires," "gains," "secures," "collects," "attains," "takes delivery of," and "welcomes." Each of these synonyms can be used interchangeably with "receives" depending on the context or level of formality in the communication. Using a diverse range of synonyms in your writing can help to keep your content engaging and interesting to readers.

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Usage examples for Receives

Every creature that has animal life has a certain nature according to its kind, and determined by its parentage; and this nature which the animal receives from its parents determines from the first the capabilities and sphere of the animal's life.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
He who receives from the Lord what is enough for himself holds the lives of some of his fellows in his hand.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
It receives into its bosom one important river, the Lougen, after it has run a course of nearly a hundred and fifty miles.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou

Famous quotes with Receives

  • A man never feels more important than when he receives a telegram containing more than ten words.
    George Ade
  • The ordinary ministry is that which receives all of its direction from the will of God revealed in the Scriptures and from those means which God has appointed in the church for its continual edification.
    William Ames
  • Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.
    Barbara de Angelis
  • Without a doubt, at the center of the New Testament there stands the Cross, which receives its interpretation from the Resurrection.
    Hans Urs von Balthasar
  • Unless each man produces more than he receives, increases his output, there will be less for him than all the others.
    Bernard Baruch

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