1 get/accept sth
ADV. gratefully All donations will be gratefully received.
VERB + RECEIVE be entitled to You might be entitled to receive housing benefit. | expect to You can expect to receive compensation for all direct expenses arising out of the accident.
PREP. from I received a parcel from my mother.
2 react to sth in a particular way
ADV. well The play was very well received. | badly The speech was badly received by republican leaders.
PREP. with The news was received with dismay.