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re·cip·i·ent

 (rĭ-sĭp′ē-ənt)
n.
1. One that receives or is given something: recipients of the award.
2. One who receives blood, tissue, or an organ from a donor.
adj.
Functioning as a receiver; receptive.

[Latin recipiēns, recipient-, present participle of recipere, to receive; see receive.]

recipient

(rɪˈsɪpɪənt)
n
a person who or thing that receives
adj
a less common word for receptive
[C16: via French from Latin recipiēns, from recipere to receive]

re•cip•i•ent

(rɪˈsɪp i ənt)

n.
1. one that receives; receiver.
adj.
2. receiving or able to receive.
[1550–60; < Latin recipient-, recipiēns, present participle of recipere to receive; see -ent]
re•cip′i•ence, re•cip′i•en•cy, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.recipient - a person who receives somethingrecipient - 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
2.recipient - the semantic role of the animate entity that is passively involved in the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
participant role, semantic role - (linguistics) the underlying relation that a constituent has with the main verb in a clause

recipient

noun receiver, beneficiary, donee, legatee the largest recipient of foreign aid
Translations
مُتَسَلِّم، مُتَلَقٍّمُسْتَلِم
příjemce
modtager
vastaanottaja
primatelj
átvevõ
viîtakandi
受取人
수령인
gavėjas
saņēmējs
príjemca
mottagare
ผู้ได้รับ
người nhận

recipient

[rɪˈsɪpɪənt] N [of letter, gift] → destinatario/a m/f

recipient

[rɪˈsɪpiənt] n
[grant, services, cheque] → bénéficiaire mf
[letter] → destinataire mf
[award] → récipiendaire mf

recipient

nEmpfänger(in) m(f); Susan, as the recipient of his attentionsSusan, der seine Aufmerksamkeiten galten

recipient

[rɪˈsɪpɪənt] n (of letter) → destinatario/a; (of cheque) → beneficiario/a; (of award) → assegnatario/a

recipient

(rəˈsipiənt) noun
a person who receives something. the recipient of a letter.

recipient

مُسْتَلِم příjemce modtager Empfänger παραλήπτης recipiente vastaanottaja bénéficiaire primatelj destinatario 受取人 수령인 ontvanger mottaker odbiorca beneficiário, recebedor адресат mottagare ผู้ได้รับ alıcı người nhận 接受者

re·cip·i·ent

1. n. receptor, vasija, recipiente;
2. paciente que recibe una transfusión, un implante de tejido u órgano de un donante; [as in an organ receiver];
3. receptor, [mail] destinatario.

recipient

n (of a transfusion, transplant, etc.) receptor -ra mf (de una transfusión, un trasplante, etc.)
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As expected, in most cases UI recipiency increases with age within "reason for unemployment" groups, and it also tends to increase with unemployment duration.
This resulted in a one-time drop in recipiency as these individuals were removed from the rolls.
Thus, the relationship between employment and child care for these mothers is though t to play a strong role in the link between welfare recipiency and child care.
Plotnick and Hoffman use PSID sisters to identify neighborhood effects, concluding that family fixed effects eliminate the impact of neighborhoods on postsecondary schooling, teen births, and welfare recipiency.
3) Second, we use data collected in the surveys about recipiency of AFDC and of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to classify Medicaid beneficiaries as (1) those receiving AFDC cash assistance, (2) those receiving SSI, and (3) those not receiving cash assistance.
The net effect was a program that increased AFDC recipiency.
4) This unpublished data on UI recipiency by duration of unemployment was collected for the displaced worker survey through 1988, but has not been collected since then.
Our dependent variable is either welfare recipiency status ([WEL_RECEIPT.
One minor concern about these descriptive trends (and about the data more generally), however, is whether these trends on program participation correlate well with the administrative data from government agencies on actual program recipiency.
However, special studies of food stamp recipiency were included in CPS at several points during the 1970s.
Welfare recipiency and public assistance earnings are not strictly exogenous to the labor force participation decisions.