• (n.) One who takes or receives in any manner.
  • (n.) A person appointed, ordinarily by a court, to receive, and hold in trust, money or other property which is the subject of litigation, pending the suit; a person appointed to take charge of the estate and effects of a corporation, and to do other acts necessary to winding up its affairs, in certain cases.
  • (n.) One who takes or buys stolen goods from a thief, knowing them to be stolen.
  • (n.) A vessel connected with an alembic, a retort, or the like, for receiving and condensing the product of distillation.
  • (n.) A vessel for receiving and containing gases.
  • (n.) The glass vessel in which the vacuum is produced, and the objects of experiment are put, in experiments with an air pump. Cf. Bell jar, and see Illust. of Air pump.
  • (n.) A vessel for receiving the exhaust steam from the high-pressure cylinder before it enters the low-pressure cylinder, in a compound engine.
  • (n.) A capacious vessel for receiving steam from a distant boiler, and supplying it dry to an engine.
  • (n.) That portion of a telephonic apparatus, or similar system, at which the message is received and made audible; -- opposed to transmitter.

Compare receiver with other words:

giver vs. receiver

received vs. receiver

deceiver vs. receiver

receipt vs. receiver

consignee vs. receiver

beneficiary vs. receiver

decimator vs. receiver

incompletion vs. receiver

receiver vs. supplier

receiver vs. transmitter

allocution vs. receiver

receiver vs. receivership

receiver vs. sender

action vs. receiver

administrator vs. receiver

court vs. receiver

receiver vs. vision

receiver vs. sound

receiver vs. signal

receiver vs. return

receiver vs. tennis

passed vs. receiver

football vs. receiver

receiver vs. telephone

receiver vs. stolen

bankrupt vs. receiver

receiver vs. trustee

cradle vs. receiver

audit vs. receiver

receive vs. receiver

placer vs. receiver

carriage vs. receiver

broadcast vs. receiver

break vs. receiver

radio vs. receiver

receiver vs. recipient

accipient vs. receiver

acceptable vs. receiver