French translation of 'receive'
1. (= get)
[letter, parcel, phone call] recevoir
[award, prize] recevoir
[salary, money, payment, compensation, grant, benefits, pension] recevoir ⧫ toucher
[medical treatment] subir
He received more of the blame than anyone. On lui a attribué une plus grande part de responsabilité qu’à tous les autres.
to receive an injury être blessé(e)
I received assurances that ... on m’a garanti que ...
to receive attention
Why is it that some designers receive so much attention and others don’t? Comment se fait-il que certains créateurs fasse l’objet d’une telle attention et d’autres non ?
Your order will receive priority attention. Votre commande sera traitée en priorité.
The issue has received much media attention. Le problème a été abondamment traité dans les médias.
to receive medical attention recevoir des soins médicaux
to receive a two-year sentence être condamné(e) à deux ans de réclusion
“received with thanks” « pour acquit »
2. [guest, visitor] recevoir ⧫ accueillir
3. (indicating reaction)
to be well received [book, film, proposal, suggestion] être bien accueilli(e)
to be received with enthusiasm [proposal, suggestion] être accueilli(e) avec enthousiasme
to be received with alarm [news] être accueilli(e) avec inquiétude
to be received with caution [proposal, suggestion] être accueilli(e) avec prudence
4. (Television, Radio) [signal, channel] recevoir
are you receiving me? Over! vous me recevez ? À vous !
5. [stolen goods] receler
to receive sb into sth [church, faith, order] recevoir qn dans qch
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Example Sentences Including 'receive'
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Friends now accepts it received your request for a transfer before it imposed its moratorium and therefore agrees to the request for a partial transfer.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
In this way we were receiving feedback on any issues worrying the shareholders.Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)
It is at this point that victims begin receiving calls.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Our company receives 1,000 letters a week.Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)
Say the trust received income of 1,000 from deposits.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
They then use the money received to buy farmland.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Yours is one of many letters I have received following my highlighting of a similar experience some weeks ago.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
I really don't want to be on the receiving end.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The service I received on buying a new car was abysmal.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
When he received a letter accepting his first book'it was like getting a letter from an unearthly address.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Better teams than this will be on the receiving end this season.The Sun (2009)
He had been on the receiving end of a few and he had to dish some out.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It's no use to the team on the receiving end if a player is banned retrospectively.The Sun (2017)
The agent accepted he did receive money but through an approved channel.The Sun (2010)
It says that patients expected less but in some ways received more.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
No one can say I received this money from a foreign government.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The nurses also had mobile phones on which they appeared to receive personal calls.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Then he received a phone call from Mulberry.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
BRITAIN'S first pregnant man says he has received death threats.The Sun (2017)
He received a letter saying that it was legally privileged.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He received letters from all over the world from fans who liked to quote his best lines.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He was told to throw away any letters received about the safety notice.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
If you decide to buy it you receive a discount based on the fees you have already paid.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It has received dozens of calls.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It was extremely exciting to receive that phone call.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
One witness who received an email saying his identity would be handed over said:'This is a nightmare.The Sun (2017)
Patrol officers received a call soon after 11am.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But I have received many letters from younger people shocked by their first experience of hospitals.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Only in this way will you receive the full enrichment a book is waiting to bestow.23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)
Perhaps they were at the receiving end of an adult losing control and have therefore grown up with an understandable terror of anger.50 Ways to Become a Self-Confident Woman (1989)
We're looking for persons who have insights to share with the writer of the following letter we received.Christianity Today (2000)
The telephones could not receive incoming calls.The Prisons We Deserve (1994)
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'receive' in Other Languages
British English: receive /rɪˈsiːv/ VERB
When you receive something, you get it after someone gives it to you or sends it to you.
They will receive their awards at the ceremony this evening.
- American English: receive
- Arabic: يَسْتَلِمُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: receber
- Chinese: 收到
- Croatian: primiti
- Czech: obdržet
- Danish: modtage
- Dutch: ontvangen
- European Spanish: recibir
- Finnish: saada vastaanottaa
- French: recevoir
- German: erhalten
- Greek: λαμβάνω
- Italian: ricevere
- Japanese: 受け取る
- Korean: 받다
- Norwegian: motta
- Polish: otrzymać
- European Portuguese: receber
- Romanian: a primi
- Russian: получать
- Spanish: recibir
- Swedish: ta emot
- Thai: ได้รับ
- Turkish: almak
- Ukrainian: отримувати
- Vietnamese: nhận
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Translation of receive from the Collins English to French Dictionary