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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section IV. Possessive Relations
2. Transfer of Property
 
785. Receiving.
 
  
NOUN:RECEIVING &c. v.; acquisition [See Acquisition]; reception (introduction) [See Reception]; suscipiency [rare], acceptance, admission.
  RECIPIENT, receiver, suscipient [rare], accipient; assignee, devisee; legatee, legatary; grantee, feoffee, donee, relessee, lessee.
  BENEFICIARY, sportulary [obs.], stipendiary; pensioner, pensionary; almsman.
  INCOME (receipt) [See Receipt].
  
VERB:RECEIVE; take [See Taking]; acquire [See Acquisition]; admit.
  POCKET; take in, catch, touch; put into one’s -pocket, - purse; accept; take off one’s hands.
  BE RECEIVED; come in, come to hand; pass -, fall- into one’s hand; go into one’s pocket; fall to one’s -lot, - share; come -, fall- to one; accrue; have given &c. (784) to one.
  
ADJECTIVE:RECEIVING &c. v.; recipient, suscipient [rare]; stipendiary, stipendarian, pensionary.
  RECEIVED &c. v.; given [See Giving]; secondhand.
  NOT GIVEN, unbestowed &c. (see give, bestow [See Giving]).
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. It is more blessed to give than to receive.—Bible
  2. Presents, I often say, endear absents.—Lamb

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