receiving

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

receiving

  1. Present participle of receive.

Noun[edit]

receiving (plural receivings)

  1. The act by which something is received; reception.
    • Matthew Henry, Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)
      Those that are received graciously may, and must, render the calves of their lips — poor returns for rich receivings, yet, if sincere, more acceptable than the calves of the stall.