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
That November, just before their promotional appearance at the Montreal Book Fair, the pair received word that Vachon had passed away at age 84.
For decades, the received wisdom was that drinking coffee during pregnancy could contribute to miscarriage risk.
With all this, the received wisdom, especially after the failure of the Republican Congress to repeal ObamaCare, is that the GOP is in the midst of a collapse that may cost them their majorities in Congress come 2018.
State health officials said more than a 100,000 people under Medicaid received outpatient mental health or substance abuse services last year.
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.
Those who signed up received skills development and subsidized employment placement.
Future: Has received offers from Indiana State, Kentucky Wesleyan and Morehead State.
Spokesman Donald Wallace said one of the two men who were shot received life-threatening injuries when the incident occurred on Jesse Street and Glass Avenue.
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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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