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  Definition of Receiver
  1. set that receives radio or tv signals
  2. earphone that converts electrical signals into sounds
  3. a person who gets something
  4. (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
  5. a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass
Similar Words: receiving system, telephone receiver, recipient, liquidator, pass receiver, pass catcher

 

Hyponyms: direction finder, radio receiver, receiving set, radio set, radio, tuner, wireless, satellite receiver, television receiver, television, television set, tv, tv set, idiot box, boob tube, telly, goggle box, headset, addressee, annuitant, assignee, beneficiary, donee, borrower, conferee, consignee, dependant, dependent, grantee, heir, inheritor, heritor, honoree, host, mandatary, mandatory, payee, protege, sendee, transferee, warrantee

 

Part Meronyms: telephone, phone, telephone set

 

Derivational Morphology: pick up, receive, have

 

 
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