recipient

recipient

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English

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French récipient, from Latin recipiēns, present participle of recipiō (to receive).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹəˈsɪp.i.ənt/
  • IPA(key): /ɹɪ.ˈsɪ.pi.ənt/

Noun

recipient (plural recipients)

  1. One who receives.
    Synonym: addressee
  2. (medicine) A person receiving donor organs or tissues.
  3. (chemistry) The portion of an alembic or other still in which the distilled liquid is collected.

Usage notes

“Recipient” is often reserved for the act of receiving such things as awards or medals; “receiver” is used for insignificant items.

Translations

Adjective

recipient (not comparable)

  1. receiving

See also

  • Category:Alambics on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons

Catalan

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin recipientem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): (Central) [rə.si.piˈen]
  • IPA(key): (Balearic) [rə.si.piˈent]
  • IPA(key): (Valencian) [re.si.piˈent]

Noun

recipient m (plural recipients)

  1. recipient, container

Related terms

  • rebre

Latin

Verb

recipient

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of recipiō

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from French récipient.

Noun

recipient n (plural recipiente)

  1. container

Declension

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