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Meaning of RECEPTION

Pronunciation:  ri'sepshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of receiving
  2. [n]  the act of catching a pass in football; "the tight end made a great reception on the 20 yard line"
  3. [n]  the manner in which something is greeted; "she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors"
  4. [n]  quality or fidelity of a received broadcast
  5. [n]  a formal party of people; as after a wedding
 

RECEPTION is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: receipt, response
 
 See Also: acquiring, at home, broadcasting, catch, demodulation, detection, football, football game, getting, grab, greeting, party, reception line, salutation, signal detection, snap, snatch, tea, wedding reception

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*cep"tion\, 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 sensation or ideas; reception of
   evidence.

2. The state of being received.

3. The act or manner of receiving, esp. of receiving
   visitors; entertainment; hence, an occasion or ceremony of
   receiving guests; as, a hearty reception; an elaborate
   reception.

         What reception a poem may find.       --Goldsmith.

4. Acceptance, as of an opinion or doctrine.

         Philosophers who have quitted the popular doctrines
         of their countries have fallen into as extravagant
         opinions as even common reception countenanced.
                                               --Locke.

5. A retaking; a recovery. [Obs.] --Bacon.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are attending a reception means many pleasant engagements and social gatherings.
 

 

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