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
Recent Examples of received from the Web
The England international received treatment on the pitch from club medics after just 10 minutes of Friday's game at the Emirates Stadium, and was withdrawn and replaced by James Milner who took on the armband for the rest of the game.
And while restaurant gift cards may have been a go-to gift for holidays past, giving the pleasure of not even having to leave the house, may be much more well received.
How could the country that has so far received EU development funding of some $200 billion and risen in one generation to become the 24th richest country in the world, bite the hand that feeds it?
For those doing more horizontal activities, 100 percent were in the presence of a bystander at the time of their arrest, but only 47 percent received bystander CPR.
Single motherhood, health, women’s legal status and more received scrutiny, and the site looked far beyond the borders of the United States.
For instance, our graphic-T program [T-shirts with positive messages on them] has been really well received.
The Big Picture The Pac-12 only sent four teams to the NCAA tournament last season, but three received top-three seeds before Oregon snapped the conference’s Final Four drought.
State health officials said more than a 100,000 people under Medicaid received outpatient mental health or substance abuse services last year.
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First Known Use of received
Synonymscommon, majority, overall, popular, prevailing, public, general, ruling, vulgar
Related Wordsunanimous, universal; pop; everyday, familiar, household, usual, well-known; contemporary, current, present; dominant, predominant, preponderant; characteristic, typical; pandemic, pervasive, prevalent, rife, widespread; communal, shared
Near Antonymsrare, strange, unknown, unusual; distinctive, especial, idiosyncratic, peculiar, special, unique; individual, separate, singular; nonpublic, personal, private
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