receiving
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɹɪˈsiːvɪŋ/
Verb
  1. present participle of receive#English|receive
Noun

receiving (plural receivings)

  1. The act by which something is received; reception.
    • 1708-10, Matthew Henry, Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)
      Those that are received graciously may, and must, render the calves of their lips — poor returns for rich receivings, yet, if sincere, more acceptable than the calves of the stall.



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