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re·ceiv·er

 (rĭ-sē′vər)
n.
1. One that receives something: a receiver of many compliments.
2. A device, such as a part of a radio, television set, or telephone, that converts incoming electromagnetic signals into sound, light, or electrical signals.
3. A person appointed by a court to receive and responsibly administer funds or property connected with ongoing litigation.
4. A person who knowingly buys or receives stolen goods.
5. A receptacle intended for a specific purpose.
6.
a. Football A member of the offensive team eligible to catch a forward pass.
b. Sports A player who receives a pass.
c. Baseball The catcher.

receiver

(rɪˈsiːvə)
n
1. a person who receives something; recipient
2. (Law) a person appointed by a court to manage property pending the outcome of litigation, during the infancy of the owner, or after the owner(s) has been declared bankrupt or of unsound mind
3. (Law) chiefly Brit a person who receives stolen goods knowing that they have been stolen
4. (Electronics) the equipment in a telephone, radio, or television that receives incoming electrical signals or modulated radio waves and converts them into the original audio or video signals
5. (Telecommunications) the part of a telephone containing the earpiece and mouthpiece that is held by the telephone user
6. (Electronics) the equipment in a radar system, radio telescope, etc, that converts incoming radio signals into a useful form, usually displayed on the screen of a cathode-ray oscilloscope
7. an obsolete word for receptacle
8. (Chemistry) chem a vessel in which the distillate is collected during distillation
9. (General Sporting Terms) sport US a player whose function is to receive the ball, esp a footballer who catches long passes
10. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the metallic frame situated behind the breech of a gun to guide the round into the chamber

re•ceiv•er

(rɪˈsi vər)

n.
1. a person or thing that receives.
2. a device or apparatus, as an earphone, radio, or television, that receives electrical signals, waves, or the like and renders them intelligible and perceptible to the senses.
3. a person appointed by a court to manage the affairs of a bankrupt business or person or to care for property in litigation.
4. a person who knowingly receives stolen goods for an illegal purpose.
5. a receptacle; container.
6. a vessel for collecting and containing a distillate.
7. Football. a player on the offensive team who catches or is eligible to catch a forward pass.
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re·ceiv·er

(rĭ-sē′vər)
A device, as in a radio or telephone, that converts incoming radio or microwave signals to a form, such as sound or light, that can be perceived by humans.

receiver

1. Player who receives the service.
2. Player who strikes the ball second in a rally.
3. The player receiving service.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.receiver - set that receives radio or tv signalsreceiver - set that receives radio or tv signals
antenna, transmitting aerial, aerial - an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
direction finder - radio; determines the direction of incoming radio waves
radio chassis - a chassis for a radio receiver
radio receiver, radio set, receiving set, tuner, radio, wireless - an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
satellite receiver - a receiver on a communications satellite
set - any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals; "the early sets ran on storage batteries"
boob tube, goggle box, idiot box, television receiver, television set, telly, tv set, tv, television - an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen; "the British call a tv set a telly"
2.receiver - (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
fiduciary - a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary; "it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain"
3.receiver - earphone that converts electrical signals into soundsreceiver - earphone that converts electrical signals into sounds
earphone, earpiece, headphone, phone - electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear; "it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked"
headset - receiver consisting of a pair of headphones
phone, telephone, telephone set - electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds; "I talked to him on the telephone"
4.receiver - a person who receives somethingreceiver - a person who receives something  
acquirer - a person who acquires something (usually permanently)
addressee - one to whom something is addressed
alienee, grantee - someone to whom the title of property is transferred
annuitant - the recipient of an annuity
assignee - (law) the party to whom something is assigned (e.g., someone to whom a right or property is legally transferred)
beneficiary, donee - the recipient of funds or other benefits
borrower - someone who receives something on the promise to return it or its equivalent
conferee - a person on whom something is bestowed; "six honorary were conferred; the conferees were..."
consignee - the person to whom merchandise is delivered over
dependant, dependent - a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
grantee - a recipient of a grant
heir, heritor, inheritor - a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another
honoree - a recipient of honors in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments
host - (medicine) recipient of transplanted tissue or organ from a donor
mandatary, mandatory - the recipient of a mandate
payee - a person to whom money is paid
protege - a person who receives support and protection from an influential patron who furthers the protege's career
sendee - the intended recipient of a message
transferee - (law) someone to whom a title or property is conveyed
warrantee - a recipient of a warrant issued by a court in the United States
5.receiver - the tennis player who receives the serve
tennis player - an athlete who plays tennis
6.receiver - a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward passreceiver - a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass
football player, footballer - an athlete who plays American football

receiver

noun
1. handset, apparatus She held the telephone receiver away from her face.
2. recipient, beneficiary He says he's more a receiver than a giver in the lying stakes.
Translations
جِهاز إسْتِقْبالجِهاز إلتِقاط لاسِلْكيحارِس قَضائيسَمَّاعَةُ التِّلِفُونسَمّاعَة الهاتِف
přijímačsluchátkorozhlasový přijímačkonkurzní správcelikvidátor
modtagertelefonrørbobestyrerhæler
auricularreceptorsíndico (de quiebras)
saajavastaanottajapuhelimen luuri
prijemnikprimatelj
csõdtömeggondnokorgazdasztereovevõtelefonkagylóvevõkészülék
hylmari, òjófsnauturmagnarimóttökutækisímtólskiptastjóri
受信機受取人
수령인수신기
konkurzný správcaprechovávač
prejemniksprejemnik
mottagaretelefonlur
ผู้ได้รับอุปกรณ์รับสัญญานเสียงหรือภาพ
alıcıkulaklıkstereofonik almaçtasfiye memurutavsiye memuru
người quản lý tài sảnống nghe điện thoại

receiver

[rɪˈsiːvəʳ] N
1. (= recipient) [of gift, letter] → destinatario/a m/f; [of stolen goods] → comerciante mf (de artículos robados) (Psych) → receptor(a) m/f
2. (Telec) → auricular m
to pick up or lift the receivercoger or levantar el auricular
to put down or replace the receivercolgar el auricular
3. (Rad, TV) → receptor m
4. (= liquidator) (also official receiver) → síndico/a m/f
to call in the receiver(s)entrar en liquidación
5. (US) (Ftbl) → receptor(a) m/f
wide receiverreceptor(a) m/f abierto/a

receiver

[rɪˈsiːvər] n
[telephone] → récepteur m
to pick up the receiver → décrocher
[radio, television] → récepteur m
[stolen goods] → receleur/euse m/f
(COMMERCE)administrateur m judiciaire
to call in the receiver → être placé(e) sous administration judiciaire

receiver

n
(of letter, goods)Empfänger(in) m(f); (esp Brit Jur: of stolen property) → Hehler(in) m(f)
(Fin, Jur) official receiverKonkursverwalter(in) m(f); to call in the receiverKonkurs anmelden
(Telec) → Hörer m; receiver restGabel f
(Rad) → Empfänger m
(Tennis) → Rückschläger(in) m(f)

receiver

[rɪˈsiːvəʳ] n
a. (gen) → persona che riceve qualcosa; (of letter) → destinatario/a; (of stolen goods) → ricettatore/trice
(official) receiver (liquidator) → curatore m fallimentare
b. (Radio) → apparecchio ricevente (Telec) → ricevitore m, cornetta (fam)

receive

(rəˈsiːv) verb
1. to get or be given. He received a letter; They received a good education.
2. to have a formal meeting with. The Pope received the Queen in the Vatican.
3. to allow to join something. He was received into the group.
4. to greet, react to, in some way. The news was received in silence; The townspeople received the heroes with great cheers.
5. to accept (stolen goods) especially with the intention of reselling (them).
reˈceiver noun
1. the part of a telephone which is held to one's ear.
2. an apparatus for receiving radio or television signals.
3. a person who receives stolen goods.
4. a person who is appointed to take control of the business of someone who has gone bankrupt.
5. a stereo amplifier with a built-in radio.

receive is spelt with -ei-.

receiver

سَمَّاعَةُ التِّلِفُون, مُسْتَلِم likvidátor, sluchátko modtager Empfänger, Hörer αποδέκτης, δέκτης receptor puhelimen luuri, saaja administrateur judiciaire, récepteur prijemnik, primatelj curatore fallimentare, ricevitore 受信機, 受取人 수령인, 수신기 curator, hoorn mottaker, telefonrør odbiorca, odbiornik recebedor, receptor, recetor получатель, телефонная трубка mottagare, telefonlur ผู้ได้รับ, อุปกรณ์รับสัญญานเสียงหรือภาพ alıcı, tasfiye memuru người quản lý tài sản, ống nghe điện thoại 接受器, 破产管理人
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