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Definition 1: set that receives radio or tv signals - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for receiver in the sense of this definition

(receiver is a kind of ...) any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals

"the early sets ran on storage batteries"

(... is a kind of receiver ) radio; determines the direction of incoming radio waves

(... is a kind of receiver ) an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals

(... is a kind of receiver ) a receiver on a communications satellite

(... is a kind of receiver ) an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen

"the British call a tv set a telly"

(receiver is a part of ...) an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals

(receiver is a part of ...) a chassis for a radio receiver

Definition 2: earphone that converts electrical signals into sounds - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for receiver in the sense of this definition

(receiver is a kind of ...) electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear

"it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked"

(... is a kind of receiver ) receiver consisting of a pair of headphones

(... is part of receiver) electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds

"I talked to him on the telephone"

Definition 3: a person who receives something - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for receiver in the sense of this definition

(receiver is a kind of ...) a person who acquires something (usually permanently)

(... is a kind of receiver ) a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another

(... is a kind of receiver ) a recipient of honors in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments

(... is a kind of receiver ) (medicine) recipient of transplanted tissue or organ from a donor

(... is a kind of receiver ) the recipient of a mandate

(... is a kind of receiver ) a person to whom money is paid

(... is a kind of receiver ) a person who receives support and protection from an influential patron who furthers the protege's career

(... is a kind of receiver ) the intended recipient of a message

(... is a kind of receiver ) (law) someone to whom a title or property is conveyed

(... is a kind of receiver ) a recipient of a grant

(... is a kind of receiver ) a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)

(... is a kind of receiver ) one to whom something is addressed

(... is a kind of receiver ) someone to whom the title of property is transferred

(... is a kind of receiver ) the recipient of an annuity

(... is a kind of receiver ) (law) the party to whom something is assigned (e.g., someone to whom a right or property is legally transferred)

(... is a kind of receiver ) the recipient of funds or other benefits

(... is a kind of receiver ) someone who receives something on the promise to return it or its equivalent

(... is a kind of receiver ) a person on whom something is bestowed

"six honorary were conferred; the conferees were..."

(... is a kind of receiver ) the person to whom merchandise is delivered over

(... is a kind of receiver ) a recipient of a warrant issued by a court in the United States

Definition 4: (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for receiver in the sense of this definition

(receiver is a kind of ...) a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary

"it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain"

(receiver belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 5: a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for receiver in the sense of this definition

(receiver is a kind of ...) an athlete who plays American football

Definition 6: the tennis player who receives the serve - [noun denoting person]

(receiver is a kind of ...) an athlete who plays tennis

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