receiving

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈsiːvɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːvɪŋ
  • Hyphenation: re‧ceiv‧ing

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.