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English noun: recipient

1. recipient (person) a person who receives something


Synonymsreceiver


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

2. recipient (communication) the semantic role of the animate entity that is passively involved in the happening denoted by the verb in the clause


Synonymsrecipient role


Broader (hypernym)participant role, semantic role









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