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re·cep·tion

 (rĭ-sĕp′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of receiving or of being received.
b. Football The act or an instance of catching a forward pass.
2. A welcome, greeting, or acceptance: a friendly reception.
3. A social function, especially one intended to provide a welcome or greeting: a wedding reception.
4. Mental approval or acceptance: the reception of a new theory.
5.
a. Conversion of transmitted electromagnetic signals into perceptible forms, such as sound or light, by means of antennas and electronic equipment.
b. The condition or quality of the signals so received.

[Middle English recepcion, from Old French reception, from Latin receptiō, receptiōn-, from receptus, past participle of recipere, to receive; see receive.]

reception

(rɪˈsɛpʃən)
n
1. the act of receiving or state of being received
2. the manner in which something, such as a guest or a new idea, is received: a cold reception.
3. a formal party for guests, such as one after a wedding
4. an area in an office, hotel, etc, where visitors or guests are received and appointments or reservations dealt with
5. short for reception room
6. (Broadcasting) the quality or fidelity of a received radio or television broadcast: the reception was poor.
7. (Education)
a. the first class in an infant school
b. a class in a school designed to receive new immigrants, esp those whose knowledge of English is poor
c. (as modifier): a reception teacher.
[C14: from Latin receptiō a receiving, from recipere to receive]

re•cep•tion

(rɪˈsɛp ʃən)

n.
1. the act of receiving or the state of being received.
2. a manner of being received: The book met with a favorable reception.
3. a function or occasion when persons are formally received.
4. the quality or fidelity attained in receiving radio or television broadcasts under given circumstances.
[1350–1400; Middle English recepcion < Latin receptiō <recipere to receive]

reception

1. All ground arrangements connected with the delivery and disposition of air or sea drops. Includes selection and preparation of site, signals for warning and approach, facilitation of secure departure of agents, speedy collection of delivered articles, and their prompt removal to storage places having maximum security. When a group is involved, it may be called a reception committee.
2. Arrangements to welcome and provide secure quarters or transportation for defectors, escapees, evaders, or incoming agents.
3. The process of receiving, offloading, marshalling, and transporting of personnel, equipment, and materiel from the strategic and/or intratheater deployment phase to a sea, air, or surface transportation point of debarkation to the marshalling area.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reception - the manner in which something is greetedreception - the manner in which something is greeted; "she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors"
greeting, salutation - (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
2.reception - a formal party of people; as after a wedding
party - a group of people gathered together for pleasure; "she joined the party after dinner"
at home - a reception held in your own home
levee - a formal reception of visitors or guests (as at a royal court)
tea - a reception or party at which tea is served; "we met at the Dean's tea for newcomers"
wedding reception - a reception for wedding guests held after the wedding
reception line - a line of people (hosts and guests of honor) who welcome the guests at a reception party
3.reception - quality or fidelity of a received broadcast
broadcasting - taking part in a radio or tv program
signal detection, detection - the detection that a signal is being received
demodulation - (electronics) the reception of a signal by extracting it from the carrier wave
4.reception - the act of receivingreception - the act of receiving      
acquiring, getting - the act of acquiring something; "I envied his talent for acquiring"; "he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving"
5.reception - (American football) the act of catching a pass in football; "the tight end made a great reception on the 20 yard line"
snap, grab, snatch, catch - the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"
American football, American football game - a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays

reception

noun
1. party, gathering, get-together, social gathering, do (informal), social, function, entertainment, celebration, bash (informal) (informal), festivity, knees-up (Brit. informal), shindig (informal), soirée, levee, rave-up (Brit. slang) a glittering wedding reception
2. response, reaction, acknowledgment, recognition, treatment, welcome, greeting He received a cool reception to his speech.
3. receiving, admission, acceptance, receipt, recipience the production, distribution and reception of medical knowledge
Translations
إسْتِقْبالإسْتِقْبال لاسِلْكيحَفْل إسْتِقْبالغُرْفَة الإسْتِقْبالمَكْتَبُ الِاسْتِعْلامات
recepcepřijetípříjempříjem hostů
reception=-modtagelsemodtagelse
vastaanotto
recepcija
fogadásrecepcióvétel
boîmóttakamóttökuskilyrîiviîtaka, móttaka
受付受信受理宴会待遇
접수창구
priimamasispriimtuvėsregistratoriussekretorius
pieņemšanauzņemšanauztvere, uztveršana
recepcia
poročna zabavarecepcijasprejem
prijem
reception
แผนกต้อนรับ
resepsiyonresepsiyon kabul törenialışkabul
khu tiếp tân

reception

[rɪˈsepʃən]
A. N
1. (= act of receiving) → recepción f, recibimiento m
2. (= welcome) → acogida f
to get a warm receptiontener buena acogida, ser bien recibido
3. (= social function) → recepción f
the reception will be at a big hotella recepción tendrá lugar en un gran hotel
see also wedding
4. (Rad etc) → recepción f
5. (esp Brit) (also reception desk) → recepción f
please leave your key at receptionpor favor dejen la llave en recepción
6. (Educ) → clase f de primer año
B. CPD reception centre, reception center (US) Ncentro m de recepción
reception class N (Educ) → clase f de primer año
reception desk N (esp Brit) (in hotel, hospital etc) → mostrador m de recepción, recepción f
reception room N (esp Brit) → sala f de visitas

reception

[rɪˈsɛpʃən] n
(mainly British) (in hotel)réception f; (in office, hospital)accueil m
Please leave your key at reception → Merci de laisser votre clé à la réception.
(= formal party) → réception f
to hold a reception
The reception will held be at a big hotel → La réception aura lieu dans un grand hôtel.
(= welcome) [guest] → accueil m, réception f; [book, film, speech] → accueil m, réception f
to get a cool reception → être accueilli(e) avec froideur
to get a warm reception → recevoir un accueil chaleureux
to get a mixed reception → recevoir un accueil mitigé
(on radio, TV)réception freception area n (in office, hospital)accueil m; (in hotel)réception freception centre n (British)centre m d'accueilreception class n (in school)cours m préparatoirereception desk n (in hotel)réception f; (in office, hospital)accueil m

reception

n
no pl (= receiving, welcome: of person) → Empfang m; (into group, of play, book etc) → Aufnahme f; the play met with or had a very favourable receptiondas Stück fand gute Aufnahme, das Stück wurde gut aufgenommen; what sort of reception did you get?wie sind Sie empfangen or aufgenommen worden?; to give somebody a warm/chilly receptionjdm einen herzlichen/kühlen Empfang bereiten, jdn herzlich/kühl empfangen; reception campAufnahmelager nt
(= party, ceremony)Empfang m
(esp Brit: in hotel etc) → der Empfang; at/to receptionam/zum Empfang
(Rad, TV) → Empfang m
(Brit Sch: also reception class) → Anfängerklasse f

reception

:
reception area
reception centre, (US) reception center
reception committee
reception desk
nEmpfang m, → Rezeption f

reception

[rɪˈsɛpʃn] n
a. (ceremony) → ricevimento; (welcome) → accoglienza
to get a warm reception → avere or ricevere un'accoglienza calorosa
b. (desk, in hotel) → reception f inv; (in hospital, at doctor's) → accettazione f; (in large building, offices) → portineria
c. (Radio, TV) → ricezione f

reception

(rəˈsepʃən) noun
1. the act of receiving or being received. His speech got a good reception.
2. a formal party or social gathering to welcome guests. a wedding reception.
3. the quality of radio or television signals. Radio reception is poor in this area.
4. the part of a hotel, hospital etc where visitors enter and are attended to.
reˈceptionist noun
a person who is employed (eg in a hotel, office etc) to answer the telephone, attend to guests, clients etc.

reception

مَكْتَبُ الِاسْتِعْلامات recepce reception Empfangsbereich ρεσεψιόν recepción vastaanotto réception recepcija ricezione 受付 접수창구 receptie resepsjon recepcja receção, recepção регистратура reception แผนกต้อนรับ resepsiyon khu tiếp tân 接待处
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The lawn was the reception room, and for several minutes a lively scene was enacted there.
Small wonder if he had, considering the reception he so unwittingly met with.
Pontellier's reception day--there was a constant stream of callers--women who came in carriages or in the street cars, or walked when the air was soft and distance permitted.
A third wore trappings and arms of an officer of the staff; while the rest, from the plainness of the housings, and the traveling mails with which they were encumbered, were evidently fitted for the reception of as many menials, who were, seemingly, already waiting the pleasure of those they served.
Somewhat puzzled, slightly annoyed, but enjoying withal the novelty of the environment and the curtness of his reception, Mr.
This sluggishness on Colonel Pyncheon's part became still more unaccountable, when the second dignitary of the province made his appearance, and found no more ceremonious a reception.
Without taking overmuch upon myself my good word will go far towards gaining any strange gentleman a fair reception from yonder potentate you wot of.
says I; but that's a rather cold and clammy reception in the winter time, ain't it, Mrs Hussey?
But the finest thing that has happened in my day was a year or so ago; that was Charles Peace's reception - him they called 'the Bannercross Murderer' - an Englishman.
The twins had accepted several invitations while the reception was in progress, and had also volunteered to play some duets at an amateur entertainment for the benefit of a local charity.
But when satisfied on all these points, and their acquaintance proportionably advanced, he contrived to find an opportunity, while their two fathers were engaged with each other, of introducing his motherinlaw, and speaking of her with so much handsome praise, so much warm admiration, so much gratitude for the happiness she secured to his father, and her very kind reception of himself, as was an additional proof of his knowing how to please and of his certainly thinking it worth while to try to please her.
To enquire after Marianne was at first his excuse; but the encouragement of his reception, to which every day gave greater kindness, made such an excuse unnecessary before it had ceased to be possible, by Marianne's perfect recovery.