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
Future: Has received offers from Indiana State, Kentucky Wesleyan and Morehead State.
Those who signed up received skills development and subsidized employment placement.
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.
Public Works Minister Inigo de la Serna, who visited the scene at the Francia station, said 56 people in all received medical treatment, with 53 taken to local hospitals.
So far, the curriculum has been very well received.
The children, a 2-year-old and a 6-month-old, received emergency treatment but both later died due to their injuries.
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During 2015, 25 girls between the ages of 10 and 14 received abortions in Indiana, and another 219 girls between 15 and 17 also ended their pregnancies, according to a report from the Indiana State Department of Health.
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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
RECEIVED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of received for English Language Learners
: widely accepted
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