Reception

Definition of Reception

Re`cep´tion   Pronunciation: rė`sĕp´shŭn
n.1.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.
2.The state of being received.
3.The act or manner of receiving, especially of receiving visitors; entertainment; hence, an occasion or ceremony of receiving guests; as, a hearty reception; an elaborate reception.
What reception a poem may find.
- Goldsmith.
4.Acceptance, as of an opinion or doctrine.
5.A retaking; a recovery.

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