RECEIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RECEIVE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
receive
 v.  get or be given something; accept as true or valid
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He expected that he would receive some message or remonstrance from Young as to his conduct, and he was not mistaken, though it came in an unlooked-for manner.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
2  Every Sunday morning at ten o'clock the animals assembled in the big barn to receive their orders for the week.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter V
3  One Sunday morning, when the animals assembled to receive their orders, Napoleon announced that he had decided upon a new policy.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
4  A Mr. Whymper, a solicitor living in Willingdon, had agreed to act as intermediary between Animal Farm and the outside world, and would visit the farm every Monday morning to receive his instructions.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
5  UTTERSON was sitting by his fireside one evening after dinner, when he was surprised to receive a visit from Poole.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE LAST NIGHT
6  Cedric rose to receive his guests with an air of dignified hospitality, and, descending from the dais, or elevated part of his hall, made three steps towards them, and then awaited their approach.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
7  All stood up to receive her; and, replying to their courtesy by a mute gesture of salutation, she moved gracefully forward to assume her place at the board.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
8  As he turned to receive Rebecca's answer, he observed, that during his chattering with Gurth, she had left the apartment unperceived.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
9  After he had been summoned twice by sound of trumpet, and proclamation of the heralds, it became necessary to name another to receive the honours which had been assigned to him.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
10  The name of Ivanhoe was no sooner pronounced than it flew from mouth to mouth, with all the celerity with which eagerness could convey and curiosity receive it.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
11  This knight had left the field abruptly when the victory was achieved; and when he was called upon to receive the reward of his valour, he was nowhere to be found.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
12  Front-de-Boeuf is dying too, so we shall receive no more aid from his bull's head and brutal strength.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
13  As Rowena bent her steed towards Locksley's seat, that bold yeoman, with all his followers, rose to receive her, as if by a general instinct of courtesy.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII.
14  If you receive such news as I trust to send you, our enterprise will no longer wear a doubtful aspect.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
15  You have good sense, and a sweet temper, and I am sure you have a grateful heart, that could never receive kindness without wishing to return it.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  Grandcourt arrives late, and watches Gwendolen walk up to receive an award for shooting, the center of all eyes.
17  The doctor will first determine your fitness to receive the anaesthetic.
18  The difference in the treatment they receive is hard to explain away.
19  Less than half of the money that students receive is in the form of grants, and loans have made up the difference.
20  Staff who transfer to a different office will receive a transport allowance.
21  Guests receive dinner on / upon arrival at the hotel.
22  The managing director agreed to receive a deputation from the factory.
23  You cannot expect that she should receive him.
24  A fight broke out behind me as we lined up to receive our food rations.
25  It is more blessed to give than to receive.
26  Life doesn't just happen to you; you receive everything in your life based on what you've given.
27  Emergency cases will receive professional attention immediately.
28  Postal workers are threatening a strike if they don't receive a pay increase.
29  Full-time employees are entitled to receive health insurance.
30  He will receive physiotherapy on his damaged left knee.