Received

  • 1 received — received; un·received; …

    English syllables

  • 2 received — index common (customary), popular Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 received — (adj.) mid 15c., generally accepted as true or good, pp. adjective from RECEIVE (Cf. receive) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 received — [ri sēvd′] adj. accepted; considered as standard …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Received — Receive Re*ceive (r[ e]*s[=e]v ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Received} (r[ e]*s[=e]vd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Receiving}.] [OF. receveir, recevoir, F. recevoir, fr. L. recipere; pref. re re + capere to take, seize. See {Capable}, {Heave}, and cf. {Receipt} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 received — [[t]rɪsi͟ːvd[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n The received opinion about something or the received way of doing something is generally accepted by people as being correct. [FORMAL] He was among the first to question the received wisdom of the time... The… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 received — adjective (only before noun) formal accepted or considered to be correct by most people: Sonntag s articles challenged received notions about photography. | received wisdom (=the opinions most people have about what is true): The received wisdom… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 received — adjective 1. conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers standard English (American) received standard English is sometimes called the King s English (British) • Syn: ↑standard • Ant: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 9 received — re|ceived [rıˈsi:vd] adj [only before noun] formal accepted or considered to be correct by most people received opinion/wisdom etc (=the opinion most people have) ▪ The received wisdom is that he will retire within the next year …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 received — adjective Date: 15th century generally accepted ; common < a healthy skepticism about received explanations B. K. Lewalski > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 received — /ri seevd /, adj. generally or traditionally accepted; conventional; standard: a received moral idea. [1400 50; late ME; see RECEIVE, ED2] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 12 received — adjective /ɹɪˈsiːvd/ a) Generally accepted as correct or true The recent revelation that East Anglia Universitys Climate Research Unit actively suppressed research findings contrary to the received wisdom of Global Warming, has severely damaged… …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 received — adj. Received is used with these nouns: ↑wisdom …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 received — re|ceived [ rı sivd ] adjective FORMAL * generally believed to be true or correct: received wisdom/opinions …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 received */ — UK [rɪˈsiːvd] / US [rɪˈsɪvd] adjective formal generally believed to be true or correct received wisdom/opinions …

    English dictionary

  • 16 received — re•ceived [[t]rɪˈsivd[/t]] adj. cvb generally or traditionally accepted; conventional; standard: received ideas[/ex] • Etymology: 1400–50 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 received — See receive; value received …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 18 received — Synonyms and related words: Christian, accepted, acclaimed, acknowledged, admired, admitted, advocated, affirmed, allowed, applauded, approved, authentic, authenticated, authoritative, avowed, backed, being done, believed, canonical, cathedral,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 received — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. taken, gotten, acquired, accepted, standard, conventional, obtained, honored, brought in, signed for, admitted, collected, gathered, earned, derived; see also accepted , acknowledged . Ant. given*, disbursed, delivered …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 received — re ceived || rɪ sɪːvd adj. accepted, gotten, taken in re·ceive || rɪ sɪːv v. get, accept; absorb, take in; host, accommodate …

    English contemporary dictionary