Meaning of RECEIVER in English

RECEIVER

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

official receiver

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

administrative

Joint administrative receiver Murdoch McKillop said cuts were part of a scaling down of production to meet reduced demand.

Mr. Moss, for the applicants, went through all the provisions of the Insolvency Act 1986 relating to administrative receivers .

Every administrative receiver is born in this way.

Thus administrative receivers must be qualified to act as insolvency practitioners and can only be removed from office by the court.

Against that general background I now consider the detailed statutory provisions relating to administrative receivers .

Shop stewards will send the letter to joint administrative receiver Ipe Jacob, requesting it be presented to potential buyers.

The powers of the administrative receiver are extensive and he will have complete control over the management of the company.

B and L were unable to keep up with their loan repayments and the bank appointed administrative receivers .

appointed

Len Gatoff, a partner with Touche Ross in Newcastle, was appointed receiver .

joint

Mark Palios, the joint receiver in charge, said he was not aware of Ron's accident.

official

The official receiver has been called in to work out how much the firm, which folded last year, owed.

And the official receiver has warned that more job losses could follow if threatened strikes at other plants go ahead.

The official receiver was duly ordered to exploit the film.

wide

Comment: A wide receiver , threatening a brute like Lloyd?

The Steelers have used Stewart as a quarterback, wide receiver , running back and pooch punter.

A third Predators player, wide receiver / linebacker Clif Dell, was also invited to Jaguars camp.

Miami released Fred Barnett, a week after the veteran wide receiver lost his starting job.

Junior Tim Carey completed 7 of 11 passes but had one perfectly thrown 40-yard bomb dropped by a backup wide receiver .

One is on injured reserve: wide receiver Charles Johnson.

Their secondary included no cornerback tall enough to dream of looking into the eyes of Detroit wide receiver Herman Moore.

■ NOUN

radio

Hand-held radio receivers can be rented for 50 cents and offer narration for the self-guided tours.

The data is transmitted to nearby radio receivers , letting a doctor follow you around, sort of.

telephone

Adam sighed as he replaced the telephone receiver .

Dov Kalmenzohn lifted the telephone receiver and called a number.

He lifted the telephone receiver and dialled the number.

She picked up the telephone receiver , disbelievingly, and dialled the number of the card.

Reaching over the reception desk, he lifted the telephone receiver .

Rohmer was already moving to join them as Cardiff replaced the telephone receiver and pushed away from the reception desk.

The telephone receiver dangled uselessly some feet from his motionless body.

■ VERB

appoint

In that case a debenture holder had appointed a receiver , and the directors were allowed to bring a case against him.

Her affairs were placed in the hands of the Court of Protection, which appointed Mrs B receiver .

Sound Diffusion ordinary shares were suspended in December at 22p and the group asked its bankers to appoint a receiver .

A creditor may appoint the official receiver to be his general or special proxy.

B and L were unable to keep up with their loan repayments and the bank appointed administrative receivers .

To appoint a receiver is more convenient for the mortgagee than taking possession.

call

And 200 jobs are at risk at Ferranti in Newport Pagnell after the defence electronics firm called in the receivers .

When the person called lifts the receiver , the ringing pulses will cease.

Last year they faced uncertainty over their jobs when the Lewis's group went bust and called in the receivers .

Two hundred and eighty people were employed there by Leyland Daf before the company called in the receivers .

hand

Disconnecting the wire, Coleman pocketed the recorder, handed the receiver to El-Jorr and walked out of the room.

She handed the receiver to him and left the room without a word, closing the door quietly behind her.

hold

He held the receiver a yard away from his ear.

He listened ruefully, holding the receiver away from his ear.

Silently, and still bemused, she held out the receiver .

He held the receiver , hooked up with the general static.

I held the receiver away from my ear and looked at it, scowling.

He seemed to notice only now that he was still holding the phone receiver in his hand.

He held out the receiver to her.

I must have been holding the silent receiver against my ear for a full minute when Barbara walked in.

lift

In the sixth hotel the phone was pink and its weight felt wrong as I lifted the receiver .

By the time I lifted the receiver , there was no one on the line.

He lifted the telephone receiver and dialled the number.

Dov Kalmenzohn lifted the telephone receiver and called a number.

When the person called lifts the receiver , the ringing pulses will cease.

I lifted the receiver with caution, listening for the white noise of a long-distance connection.

Finally he lifted the receiver and dialled.

Reaching over the reception desk, he lifted the telephone receiver .

pick

Ven was her first thought when she picked up the receiver .

In the hallway my hand trembled as I picked up the receiver .

She picked up the receiver and spoke into it.

I ran out into the hallway, picked up the receiver , and it was Minna.

She picked up the receiver and dialled Tom's number.

Her mind made up, she picked up the receiver and dialled the number of the separate school.

She could roll over the bed and pick up the receiver .

She picked up the receiver , dialled Giles Carnaby's number, and then replaced the receiver before the connection was made.

put

I put down the receiver and wept.

The moment I put the receiver down, a heavy woman beside me picked it up and got through.

When at last she put the receiver down and went into the kitchen she found that Edward had unpacked the shopping.

Instead of calling me over, she puts the receiver down on the desk and comes to me.

Albert panicked, and put the receiver down, which made the next attempt more difficult.

The woman put the receiver down.

Hermann Goering put the receiver in its cradle slightly downcast.

Robyn wondered whether he'd simply put the receiver down without her realising and walked away.

replace

I sighed and replaced the receiver thoughtfully.

Slowly she replaced the receiver , wondering why did the past always eventually find you-sometime?

Adam sighed as he replaced the telephone receiver .

Liz replaced the receiver and tried to keep calm, but she could feel panic, fever, tears approaching.

As she replaced the receiver with a sad little gesture she felt her eyes fill with tears.

As she replaced the receiver after the last attempt she remembered Marc's suggestion two days ago.

She picked up the receiver , dialled Giles Carnaby's number, and then replaced the receiver before the connection was made.

It would have to wait for a more opportune time, she decided, and replaced the receiver .

slam

Cornelius slammed down the receiver and stalked back to the car.

He slammed the receiver down so hard that the plastic cracked.

Even though he sounded apologetic, Celestine slammed down the receiver .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Carlson is the court-appointed receiver for the firm.

Cory slammed down the receiver .

The gift should be something the receiver will like.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

By investing products with meanings from other sign systems, Williamson argues that receivers are caught up in an ideological bind.

Clark was recruited out of Ricks by then-Stanford coach Bill Walsh, who intended to use Clark primarily as a receiver .

Later they became insolvent and a receiver was appointed.

One is on injured reserve: wide receiver Charles Johnson.

Reaching over the reception desk, he lifted the telephone receiver .

Rising slowly like an automaton, she made her way over to the counter and picked up the receiver .

Slowly she replaced the receiver , wondering why did the past always eventually find you-sometime?

Stewart has lined up at quarterback, running back and receiver .

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