Meaning of RECEPTION in English
/ri sep"sheuhn/ , n.
1. the act of receiving or the state of being received.
2. a manner of being received: The book met with a favorable reception.
3. a function or occasion when persons are formally received: a wedding reception.
4. the quality or fidelity attained in receiving radio or television broadcasts under given circumstances.
[ 1350-1400; ME recepcion reception- (s. of receptio ), equiv. to recept ( us ) (ptp. of recipere to RECEIVE) + -ion- -ION ]
Syn. 2. response, reaction, treatment.
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012