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Reception meaning

reception - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. ( American football) the act of catching a pass in football; " the tight end made a great reception on the 20 yard line"
  2. 2. The act of receiving; receipt; admission; as, the reception of food into the stomach; the reception of a letter; the reception of sensation or ideas; reception of evidence.
  3. 3. The state of being received.
  4. 4. The act or manner of receiving, esp. of receiving visitors; entertainment; hence, an occasion or ceremony of receiving guests; as, a hearty reception; an elaborate reception.
  5. 5. Acceptance, as of an opinion or doctrine.
  6. 6. A retaking; a recovery.
  7. 7. Act of receiving; state of being received.

reception - examples of usage

  1. Today, if you call at such a country house, how strangely different is the reception! - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. It was not, therefore, until the afternoon of the third day that Ned found a grand reception prepared for him in the parlor of the Paez mansion. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
  3. He took a deep breath and walked over to the reception desk. - "Syndrome", Thomas Hoover.
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