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receives

verb
present tense third-person singular of receive

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to offer entrance (as to a place, school, or privilege) to
  • a top law-school grad who was received by the firm with open arms

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“Receives.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/receives. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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