Meaning of RECEIVE in English

(WELCOME) [verb] [T] - to welcome (someone or something)See also reception (WELCOME).If you receive something or someone in a particular way, you react to it or them in a way that shows how you feel about it or them.The prime minister's speech was well/warmly received by the conference delegates.Her suggestions were coldly received.If you receive a visitor or guest, you welcome them in a formal way.She stood by the entrance to receive her guests as they arrived.The returning soldiers were received as heroes.See also reception (WELCOME).If someone is received into an organization, they are made a member of it.He was received into the church.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.