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Spell Check of receive

Correct spelling: receive

Definition of receive:

  1. To take as offered, sent, gained, due, communicated, & c.; to accept; to obtain; to embrace; to allow; to admit; to welcome; to hold; to take stolen goods from a thief.

Google Ngram Viewer results for receive:

This graph shows how "receive" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for receive:

  1. How should I know that you would receive me? –  by
  2. Colonel Blake stood by to receive them. –  by
  3. " That she didn't receive it made the trouble," replied Uncle Justus. –  by