Reception

  • 1 réception — [ resɛpsjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1486; « accueil des voyageurs » v. 1200; lat. receptio ♦ Action de recevoir. I ♦ Réception de (qqch.). A ♦ (Concret) 1 ♦ Le fait pour le destinataire de recevoir effectivement (une marchandise transportée). Réception d un… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 reception — re‧cep‧tion [rɪˈsepʆn] noun 1. [uncountable] the desk or office where visitors who arrive in a hotel or large organization go first: • Please leave your key at the reception desk. 2. [uncountable] the area around or in front of a reception desk… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 reception — reception, receipt both mean a receiving, but they are not often interchangeable, their use being dependent upon accepted idiom. Reception is the more appropriate term when what is received is a person, especially a caller, a visitor, or a guest; …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 Reception — is a noun form of receiving , or to receive something, such as information, art, experience, or people. It is often used in the following contexts:*in telecommunications, the action of an electronic receiver, such as for radio or remote control… …

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  • 5 reception — Reception. s. f. v. Action par laquelle on reçoit. En ce sens il ne se dit guere que de certaines choses, comme lettres, paquets, balots & autres choses semblables. La reception d un paquet, d une lettre. j ay receu la vostre par laquelle vous… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6 Reception — Re*cep tion (r[ e]*s[e^]p sh[u^]n), n. [F. r[ e]ception, L. receptio, fr. recipere, receptum. See {Receive}.] 1. The act of receiving; receipt; admission; as, the reception of food into the stomach; the reception of a letter; the reception of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 reception — [ri sep′shən] n. [ME recepcion < OFr reception < L receptio < pp. of recipere: see RECEIVE] 1. a) a receiving or being received b) the manner of this [a friendly reception] 2. a social function, often formal, for the receiving of guests …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 reception — /rəˈsɛpʃon, ingl. rɪˈsɛpʃən/ o réception /fr. ʀesɛpˈsjõ/ [vc. ingl., dal lat. receptiōne(m) «ricevimento»] s. f. inv. portineria, ricezione □ accettazione …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 9 reception — [n1] acceptance; acknowledgment accession, acquisition, admission, disposition, encounter, gathering, greeting, induction, introduction, meeting, reaction, receipt, receiving, recipience, recognition, response, salutation, treatment, welcome;… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 reception — ► NOUN 1) the action or process of receiving someone or something. 2) the way in which something is received: an enthusiastic reception. 3) a formal social occasion held to welcome someone or celebrate an event. 4) the area in a hotel, office,… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 Reception — (v. lat.), 1) Aufnahme in eine Gesellschaft od. Verbindung; das gesetzmäßige Quantum, welches dafür von dem Aufgenommenen bezahlt wird, heißt Receptionsgeld; der dem Aufgenommenen darüber ausgestellte Schein, Receptionsschein; 2) Annahme,… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 reception — index acquisition, adoption (acceptance), assumption (adoption), ceremony, entrance, receipt (act of receiving) …

    Law dictionary

  • 13 reception — (n.) late 14c., in astrology, effect of two planets on each other; sense of act of receiving is recorded from late 15c., from L. receptionem (nom. receptio) a receiving, noun of action from pp. stem of recipere (see RECEIVE (Cf. receive)). Sense… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 14 reception — noun 1 (esp. BrE) area in a building VERB + RECEPTION ▪ report to ▪ All delegates should report to the reception on arrival. ▪ call, call down to, phone, ring (BrE) …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 réception — (ré sè psion ; en vers, de quatre syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action par laquelle on reçoit. Accuser réception d une lettre, d un paquet. •   Il [Napoléon à Moscou] appelle tous ses généraux, il triomphe en leur annonçant une paix toute prochaine :… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 16 reception — n. social gathering 1) to give, hold; host a reception 2) a diplomatic; formal; informal; official; wedding reception 3) a reception for (a reception for graduating students) 4) at a reception (we met at the reception) reaction, response greeting …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 RÉCEPTION — s. f. Action par laquelle on reçoit. En ce sens, il ne se dit guère que De certaines choses, comme lettres, paquets, ballots, etc. La réception d un paquet, d une lettre. La réception d une lettre de change. J ai reçu la lettre par laquelle vous… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 18 RÉCEPTION — n. f. Action de recevoir une chose qui vous a été adressée. La réception d’un paquet, d’une lettre. La réception d’une lettre de change. J’ai reçu la lettre par laquelle vous accusez réception de mon paquet. Accusez moi réception de ma lettre ou …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 19 reception — [[t]rɪse̱pʃ(ə)n[/t]] receptions 1) N SING: the N, oft N n, also at N The reception in a hotel is the desk or office that books rooms for people and answers their questions. [mainly BRIT] Have him bring a car round to the reception... ...the hotel …

    English dictionary

  • 20 reception — re|cep|tion W3 [rıˈsepʃən] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(welcome/reaction)¦ 2¦(hotel/office)¦ 3¦(party)¦ 4¦(signals)¦ 5¦(football)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: Latin receptio, from recipere; RECEIVE] 1.) …

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