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English adjective: received

1. received conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers


SamplesStandard English.
Received standard English is sometimes called the King's English.


Synonymsstandard


Similaracceptable, classical


Domain categorylinguistics


Antonymsnonstandard

2. received widely accepted as true or worthy


SamplesA received moral idea.
Received political wisdom says not; surveys show otherwise.


Similarconventional


Antonymsunconventional, unconventional









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