Recipient



[ri-sip-ee-uh nt] /rɪˈsɪp i ənt/

noun
1.
a person or thing that ; :
the recipient of a prize.
adjective
2.
or capable of .
/rɪˈsɪpɪənt/
noun
1.
a person who or thing that receives
adjective
2.
a less common word for receptive
n.

1550s, from Middle French récipient (16c.) and directly from Latin recipientem (nominative recipiens), present participle of recipere (see receive). As an adjective from 1610s. Related: Recipience; recipiency.

recipient re·cip·i·ent (rĭ-sĭp’ē-ənt)
adj.
Functioning as a receiver; receptive. n.
One who receives blood, tissue, or an organ from a donor.

communications
One who receives; receiver. E.g. “No recipient of the e-mail message will know about the other addressees who were listed in the BCC header.”
(2000-03-22)

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