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1. reception

noun. ['rɪˈsɛpʃən, riːˈsɛpʃən'] the manner in which something is greeted.

Synonyms

  • response
  • greeting

Etymology

  • receptio (Latin)
  • recipio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Cordial Reception

  • self-deception
  • preconception
  • misconception
  • contraception
  • misperception
  • interception
  • conception
  • perception
  • inception
  • exception
  • deception

2. reception

noun. ['rɪˈsɛpʃən, riːˈsɛpʃən'] quality or fidelity of a received broadcast.

Synonyms

  • broadcasting
  • demodulation
  • signal detection

Antonyms

  • give
  • question

Etymology

  • receptio (Latin)
  • recipio (Latin)

3. reception

noun. ['rɪˈsɛpʃən, riːˈsɛpʃən'] a formal party of people; as after a wedding.

Synonyms

  • levee
  • party
  • reception line
  • tea
  • wedding reception

Etymology

  • receptio (Latin)
  • recipio (Latin)

4. reception

noun. ['rɪˈsɛpʃən, riːˈsɛpʃən'] the act of receiving.

Synonyms

  • acquiring
  • getting

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • open
  • repel

Etymology

  • receptio (Latin)
  • recipio (Latin)

5. reception

noun. ['rɪˈsɛpʃən, riːˈsɛpʃən'] (American football) the act of catching a pass in football.

Synonyms

  • snatch
  • catch
  • grab

Antonyms

  • detach
  • unhitch
  • juvenile
  • rush

Etymology

  • receptio (Latin)
  • recipio (Latin)

6. cordial

adjective. ['ˈkɔrdʒəl'] diffusing warmth and friendliness.

Synonyms

  • friendly
  • amiable
  • affable

Antonyms

  • nonalcoholic
  • inhospitable
  • ungracious
  • uncongenial

Etymology

  • cordial (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • cordialis (Latin)

7. cordial

noun. ['ˈkɔrdʒəl'] strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal.

Synonyms

  • creme de menthe
  • alcoholic drink
  • pastis
  • orange liqueur
  • maraschino
  • sambuca
  • Drambuie
  • benedictine
  • amaretto
  • Chartreuse
  • inebriant
  • liqueur
  • alcohol
  • intoxicant
  • Galliano
  • creme de cacao
  • ratafee
  • anisette
  • kummel
  • Pernod
  • ratafia
  • anisette de Bordeaux
  • alcoholic beverage
  • pousse-cafe
  • absinthe
  • coffee liqueur
  • absinth
  • creme de fraise

Antonyms

  • unsociable
  • ill-natured
  • unreal
  • disingenuous

Etymology

  • cordial (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • cordialis (Latin)

8. cordial

adjective. ['ˈkɔrdʒəl'] sincerely or intensely felt.

Antonyms

  • hostile

Etymology

  • cordial (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • cordialis (Latin)

9. cordial

adjective. ['ˈkɔrdʒəl'] politely warm and friendly.

Antonyms

  • unsocial

Etymology

  • cordial (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • cordialis (Latin)
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