[ri-see-ver-ship] /rɪˈsi vərˌʃɪp/
the condition of being in the hands of a .
the position or function of being a receiver in charge of administering the property of others.
the office or function of a receiver
the condition of being administered by a receiver
late 15c., “office of a receiver” (of public revenues), from receiver + -ship. As “condition of being under control of a receiver,” 1884.
[ri-seev] /rɪˈsiv/ verb (used with object), received, receiving. 1. to take into one’s possession (something offered or delivered): to receive many gifts. 2. to have (something) bestowed, conferred, etc.: to receive an honorary degree. 3. to have delivered or brought to one: to receive a letter. 4. to get or be informed of: to receive […]
noun 1. a small blanket, usually of cotton, for wrapping an infant, especially following a bath.
noun 1. the position in which one is subject to some kind of action or effect, especially an unpleasant one (usually used in the phrase at or on the receiving end): The corporation is on the receiving end of many complaints about its advertising.
noun 1. a row formed by the hosts, guests of honor, or the like, for receiving guests formally at a ball, reception, etc.