Synonyms for reception

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ri-sep-shuhn
Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈsɛp ʃən

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Définition of reception

Origin :
  • late 14c., in astrology, "effect of two planets on each other;" sense of "act of receiving" is recorded from late 15c., from Latin receptionem (nominative receptio) "a receiving," noun of action from past participle stem of recipere (see receive). Sense of "ceremonial gathering" is 1882, from French.
  • noun acceptance; acknowledgment
  • noun celebratory party
Example sentences :
  • Mrs. Morgan gave Robert a reception as warm as her husband had done.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • He could assure them they felt highly flattered at the reception which had been accorded them.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • The preparations for our reception at Adelaide were most elaborate.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • He was altogether unprepared for the reception which the lily received.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • Becket could hardly have been prepared for the manner of his reception.
  • Extract from : « Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II » by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  • But the reception they got departed from tradition and propriety.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • We had an ordinary run to Charleston, and began to prepare for the reception of our cargo.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Highly gratified by the kindness of his reception, Young John descended the staircase.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • The store of creature comforts was not the chief part of the visitor's reception.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • Oh, I was prepared for anything, as our reception at Folkestone had turned my head.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt

Antonyms for reception

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