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.
- Receiving order
noun 1. (Brit, obsolete) a court order appointing a receiver to manage the property of a debtor or bankrupt Official name bankruptcy order
noun, Radio. 1. a radio receiver.