Definition of received
: generally accepted : common <a healthy skepticism about received explanations — B. K. Lewalski>
Examples of received in a sentence
What was radical thinking in times past has become received wisdom today.
<traditionally the received opinion was that, in the event of a divorce, the mother should get custody of the children>
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RECEIVED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of received for English Language Learners
: widely accepted
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