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receive (verb), receives; received; receiving
1. To get, to acquire, or to take into one's possession: "Jane received many birthday gifts."
2. Etymology: from Old North French (the dialect of northern France before the 1500s), receivre, Old French recoivre; from Latin recipere, receptus "to regain, to take back, to recover, to take in"; from re-, "back" + -cipere, a combining form of capere, "to take".
This entry is located in the following units: cap-, cip-, capt-, cept-, ceive, -ceipt, -ceit, -cipient (page 11) re-, red- (page 1)
(revenge may be sweet except for the one on the receiving end)