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How to Pronounce receive?

Correct pronunciation for the word "receive" is [ɹɪsˈiːv], [ɹɪsˈiːv], [ɹ_ɪ_s_ˈiː_v].

"Receive" in context

Receiving is a common activity in our everyday lives that can often be taken for granted. We usually receive things such as gifts, mail, packages, emails, and texts, as well as less tangible things, such as information and advice. Receiving can be done actively, involuntarily, and even passively.

We may actively choose to receive something, such as a gift, when we open it first, or when we join an event or take an opportunity. We may also involuntarily receive something, such as when we are forced to take a new job or inherit an object from a family member.

Usage over time for receive:

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


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