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English noun: receiver

1. receiver (artifact) set that receives radio or tv signals


Synonymsreceiving system


Broader (hypernym)set


Narrower (hyponym)boob tube, direction finder, goggle box, idiot box, radio, radio receiver, radio set, receiving set, satellite receiver, television, television receiver, television set, telly, tuner, tv, tv set, wireless


Part holonymaerial, antenna, radio chassis, transmitting aerial

2. receiver (person) (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties


Synonymsliquidator


Broader (hypernym)fiduciary


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

3. receiver (artifact) earphone that converts electrical signals into sounds


Synonymstelephone receiver


Broader (hypernym)earphone, earpiece, headphone, phone


Narrower (hyponym)headset


Part meronymphone, telephone, telephone set

4. receiver (person) a person who receives something


Synonymsrecipient


Broader (hypernym)acquirer


Narrower (hyponym)addressee, alienee, annuitant, assignee, beneficiary, borrower, conferee, consignee, dependant, dependent, donee, grantee, grantee, heir, heritor, honoree, host, inheritor, mandatary, mandatory, payee, protege, sendee, transferee, warrantee

5. receiver (person) the tennis player who receives the serve


Broader (hypernym)tennis player

6. receiver (person) a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass


Synonymspass catcher, pass receiver


Broader (hypernym)football player, footballer









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