Definition of Receiving:

  1. Be given, presented with, or paid (something).

  2. Greet or welcome (a visitor) formally.

  3. Eat or drink (the Eucharistic bread or wine).

  4. Detect or pick up (broadcast signals).

  5. Serve as a receptacle for.

  6. (in tennis and similar games) be the player to whom the server serves (the ball).

  7. An administrative function that involves checking of the quality, quantity, and condition of the incoming goods followed by their proper storage.

  8. Form (an idea or impression) as a result of perception or experience.

  9. Suffer, experience, or be subject to (specified treatment).

Synonyms of Receiving

Experience, Sustain, Undergo, Meet with, Encounter, Go through, Be subjected to, Come in for, Greet, Welcome, Say hello to, Show in, Usher in, Admit, Let in, Be given, Be presented with, Be awarded, Collect, Accept, Have conferred on one

How to use Receiving in a sentence?

  1. We were on the receiving end of one of the worst days in business, because no customers were coming in.
  2. He received Communion and left.
  3. If you are going to be receiving a big shipment you must clear space in your warehouse for the new load.
  4. The basin that receives your blood.
  5. When accepting imported goods, most companies will have the items go through receiving to make sure the quality of items are up to standard.
  6. The impression she received was one of unhurried leisure.
  7. The event received wide press coverage.
  8. The systems work by comparing time signals received from different satellites.
  9. The band will receive a £100,000 advance.
  10. Representatives of the club will be received by the Mayor.
  11. In also receiving the ball, a tennis player, in order to return the ball effectively, must ascertain the type of spin which has been imparted to the ball so as to be able to compensate in the return stroke for the spin or rotation of the ball in flight during trajectory.

Meaning of Receiving & Receiving Definition