recipient

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noun re·cip·i·ent \ri-ˈsi-pē-ənt\

Definition of recipient

  1. :  one that receives :  receiver

recipient

adjective

Origin and Etymology of recipient

Latin recipient-, recipiens, present participle of recipere


First Known Use: 1558


RECIPIENT Defined for English Language Learners

recipient

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noun re·cip·i·ent \ri-ˈsi-pē-ənt\

Definition of recipient for English Language Learners

  • : a person who receives something


RECIPIENT Defined for Kids

recipient

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noun re·cip·i·ent \ri-ˈsi-pē-ənt\

Definition of recipient for Students

  1. :  someone who receives something


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recipient

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noun re·cip·i·ent \ri-ˈsip-ē-ənt\

Medical Definition of recipient

  1. :  an individual who receives biological material (as blood or an organ) from a donor


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