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 Meanings and Examples of RECEIVER
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receiver
 n.  a piece of equipment that changes signals, as of radio or phone into sounds
 n.  one who receive anything, like a football player who catches a forward pass
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I was going to ask to see the rubies when the phone rang and Gatsby took up the receiver.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
2  He set down the receiver and came toward us, glistening slightly, to take our stiff straw hats.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
3  "Holding down the receiver," said Daisy cynically.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
4  As Tom took up the receiver the compressed heat exploded into sound and we were listening to the portentous chords of Mendelssohn's Wedding March from the ballroom below.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
5  I didn't hear the rest of the name because I hung up the receiver.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
6  "It's like being in an exhausted receiver," he thought.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
7  This taciturn grating was a receiver of stolen goods.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE TORN COAT-TAIL
8  He was only speaking at the side of the telephone receiver while he waited for his connection, but in giving this invitation the deputy director was humbling himself.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
9  Write and tell me how he receives you.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVIII
10  "They received me and my news as one receives a dog in a game of skittles," said he in conclusion.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X
11  Prince Bolkonski listened as a presiding judge receives a report, only now and then, silently or by a brief word, showing that he took heed of what was being reported to him.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III
12  All the kings, except the Chinese, wear military uniforms, and he who kills most people receives the highest rewards.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXV
13  The soldier himself does the stabbing, hacking, burning, and pillaging, and always receives orders for these actions from men above him; he himself never gives an order.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VI
14  They engage the services of a cheese-maker, whom they call the grurin; the grurin receives the milk of the associates three times a day, and marks the quantity on a double tally.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—DETAILS CONCERNING THE CHEESE-DAIRIES OF PONTA...
15  The rule of the Perpetual Adoration is so rigid in its nature that it alarms, vocations recoil before it, the order receives no recruits.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XI—END OF THE PETIT-PICPUS
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The planet Jupiter radiates twice as much heat from inside as it receives from the Sun.
17  Each individual receives two genes, one inherited from each parent.
18  The price the meat is sold for bears no relation to the price the farmer receives.
19  Hence the amount of Business Rate each local authority receives will bear no relation to the amount actually collected in each area.
20  Every American boy and girl receives the world's best elementary and middle school education.
21  I've received a gift from him, but I'm not going to accept it.
22  It was delightful news for me to learn that you have received a Doctor's Degree from Chicago University.
23  We've received permission to go ahead with the music festival in spite of opposition from local residents.
24  Although the plan received unanimous approval, this does not mean that it represents the lowest common denominator.
25  The TV station has received a barrage of complaints about the amount of violence in the series.
26  We received a negative answer to our request.
27  Few candidates had received any training in management.
28  She received a summons to appear in court the following week.
29  She had received a summons to appear in court.
30  The story has received scant attention in the press.