reception

(redirected from receptions)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for reception

Synonyms for reception

the manner in which something is greeted

Synonyms

Related Words

a formal party of people

quality or fidelity of a received broadcast

the act of receiving

Synonyms

Related Words

(American football) the act of catching a pass in football

References in classic literature ?
That we felt a personal pride in being received as the representatives of a nation, we do not deny; that we felt a national pride in the warm cordiality of that reception, can not be doubted.
Prince Dolgorouki and a Grand Admiral or two, whom we had seen yesterday at the reception, came on board also.
Pierre had been educated abroad, and this reception at Anna Pavlovna's was the first he had attended in Russia.
He wasn't ever expecting to go to heaven, much less that there was going to be any fuss made over him, so I reckon he was a good deal surprised when the reception broke on him.
The like of me go meddling around at the reception of a prophet?
Phil's chatter seemed trivial and the reception a bore.
He thought she looked a little pale when she came out of the coeds' dressing room; but as they entered the reception room her color and sparkle suddenly returned to her.
Washington and I were invited to attend a reception given by the Duke and Duchess of Sutherland, at Stafford House--said to be the finest house in London; I may add that I believe the Duchess of Sutherland is said to be the most beautiful woman in England.
The public reception was held in the Opera-House at Charleston.
is attending my wife's reception, from which your message called me.
If he is not in the reception rooms and has not arrived, telephone for him.
Some days later, I learned from Frederic Larsan--who, like ourselves, was surprised and mystified by his appearance and reception at the chateau--that Mr.
Monseigneur, one of the great lords in power at the Court, held his fortnightly reception in his grand hotel in Paris.
Projectors who had discovered every kind of remedy for the little evils with which the State was touched, except the remedy of setting to work in earnest to root out a single sin, poured their distracting babble into any ears they could lay hold of, at the reception of Monseigneur.
After the reception of the princess and ambassadors, Monsieur solicited the king's permission to present to him as well as to Madame the persons belonging to their new household.