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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 Reception

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

Sentences with reception


1. Noun, singular or mass
Families may invite the officiant to join in the final reception if she was close to the deceased.

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)
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