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Meaning of RECIPIENT

Pronunciation:  ree'sipeeunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the semantic role of the animate entity that is passively involved in the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
  2. [n]  a person who gets something

RECIPIENT is a 9 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: receiver, recipient role
 See Also: acquirer, addressee, annuitant, assignee, beneficiary, borrower, conferee, consignee, dependant, dependent, donee, grantee, heir, heritor, honoree, host, inheritor, mandatary, mandatory, participant role, payee, protege, semantic role, sendee, transferee, warrantee



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Re*cip"i*ent\, n. [L. recipiens, -entis, receiving,
    p. pr. of recipere to receive: cf. F. r['e]cipient. See
    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.
  2. \Re*cip"i*ent\, a.
    Receiving; receptive.
Computing Dictionary

One who receives; receiver. E.g. "No recipient of the e-mail message will know about the other addressees who were listed in the bcc header."