received


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re·ceived

 (rĭ-sēvd′)
adj.
Having been accepted as true or worthy, especially without firsthand corroboration: "the received wisdom that attributes academic success or failure to natural aptitudes" (Jerome Karabel).

received

(rɪˈsiːvd)
adj
generally accepted or believed: received wisdom.

re•ceived

(rɪˈsivd)

adj.
generally or traditionally accepted; conventional; standard: received ideas.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.received - conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers; "standard English" (American); "received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British)
linguistics - the scientific study of language
2.received - widely accepted as true or worthy; "a received moral idea"; "Received political wisdom says not; surveys show otherwise"- Economist
conventional - following accepted customs and proprieties; "conventional wisdom"; "she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior"; "conventional forms of address"

received

adjective
1. Generally approved or agreed upon:
2. Adhering to beliefs or practices approved by authority or tradition:
Translations

received

[rɪˈsiːvd] ADJ [opinion] → aceptado; [wisdom] → popular
the received wisdom is thatla creencia popular es que ...
it came to represent received wisdom in classical Marxist theoryllegó a ser parte de lo que se daba por sentado en la teoría marxista clásica ENGLISH

received

[rɪˈsiːvd] adj
the received wisdom is that ... → on pense généralement que ...
Contrary to received wisdom in London, → Contrairement à ce que l'on pense à Londres, ...
to question received wisdom → mettre en cause les préconceptions
received opinion → les idées reçues
contrary to received opinion → contrairement aux idées reçuesReceived Pronunciation nprononciation f standard (de l'anglais)

received

[rɪˈsiːvd] adj (opinion) → generalmente accettato/a
References in classic literature ?
When we were in the midst of great anxiety as to where and how we were to get funds for the new building, I received a telegram from General Armstrong asking me if I could spend a month travelling with him through the North, and asking me, if I could do so, to come to Hampton at once.
Notwithstanding all the obligations she had received from Jones, Mrs Miller could not forbear in the morning some gentle remonstrances for the hurricane which had happened the preceding night in his chamber.
Within a fortnight afterwards, he received intelligence which justified all his apprehensions of hostility on the part of the British.
DRAKE -- I have received your letter from London, stating that you have found me a new parlor-maid at last, and that the girl is ready to return with you to St.
On November 1 Kutuzov had received, through a spy, news that the army he commanded was in an almost hopeless position.
One would have thought he must have understood that society was closed for him and Anna; but now some vague ideas had sprung up in his brain that this was only the case in old-fashioned days, and that now with the rapidity of modern progress (he had unconsciously become by now a partisan of every sort of progress) the views of society had changed, and that the question whether they would be received in society was not a foregone conclusion.
Philippa received us both with every expression of affectionate Love.
Some days later, the insurance offices (two in number) received the formal announcement of Lord Montbarry's death, from her ladyship's London solicitors.
We can rarely strike a direct stroke, but must be content with an oblique one; we seldom have the satisfaction of yielding a direct benefit which is directly received. But rectitude scatters favors on every side without knowing it, and receives with wonder the thanks of all people.
One morning my father received a letter from Lady Malkinshaw herself, informing him, in a handwriting crooked with poignant grief, and blotted at every third word by the violence of virtuous indignation, that "Thersites Junior" was his own son, and that, in one of the last of the "ribald's" caricatures her own venerable features were unmistakably represented as belonging to the body of a large owl!
That his father was very poor we know, for Edmund Spenser's name appears among "certain poor scholars of the schools about London" who received money and clothes from a fund left by a rich man to help poor children at school.
I have stated in the preface to the first Edition of this work, and in the Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle, that it was in consequence of a wish expressed by Captain Fitz Roy, of having some scientific person on board, accompanied by an offer from him of giving up part of his own accommodations, that I volunteered my services, which received, through the kindness of the hydrographer, Captain Beaufort, the sanction of the Lords of the Admiralty.