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Recipient definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RECIP'IENT, n. [L. recipiens, recipio.]
1. A receiver; the person or thing that receives; he or that to which any thing is communicated.
2. The receiver of a still.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a person who receives something [syn: recipient, receiver]
2: the semantic role of the animate entity that is passively involved in the happening denoted by the verb in the clause [syn: recipient role, recipient]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Latin recipient-, recipiens, present participle of recipere Date: 1558 one that receives ; receiver recipient adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & adj. --n. a person who receives something. --adj. 1 receiving. 2 receptive. Derivatives: recipiency n. Etymology: F récipient f. It. recipiente or L recipiens f. recipere RECEIVE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Recipient Re*cip"i*ent, n. [L. recipiens, -entis, receiving, p. pr. of recipere to receive: cf. F. r['e]cipient. See Receive.] A receiver; the person or thing that receives; one to whom, or that to which, anything is given or communicated; specifically, the receiver of a still.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Recipient Re*cip"i*ent, a. Receiving; receptive.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(recipients) The recipient of something is the person who receives it. (FORMAL) ...the largest recipient of American foreign aid... N-COUNT: oft N of n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Receiver.

Moby Thesaurus

accepter, acquirer, addressee, admissible, admissive, admissory, audience, auditor, beholder, beneficiary, consignee, getter, hearer, heir, heiress, holder, hospitable, imbibitory, ingestive, intromissive, intromittent, invitatory, inviting, legatee, listener, looker, obtainer, open, payee, procurer, receivable, receiver, receiving, receptible, receptive, spectator, taker, trustee, viewer, welcoming

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