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Antonyms for reception
rɪˈsɛp ʃənre·cep·tion

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  1. receptionnoun

    The desk of a hotel or office where guests are received.

    front desk

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. reception

    denial, protest, repudiation, rejection, nonacceptance, dismissal, discardment, renunciation, abjuration

    admission, admittance, acceptance, acceptation, entertainment

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reception, responsenoun

    the manner in which something is greeted

    "she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors"

    reaction, response, receipt, reply, answer

  2. receptionnoun

    a formal party of people; as after a wedding

    response, receipt

  3. receptionnoun

    quality or fidelity of a received broadcast

    response, receipt

  4. reception, receiptnoun

    the act of receiving

    response, receipt

  5. receptionnoun

    (American football) the act of catching a pass in football

    "the tight end made a great reception on the 20 yard line"

    response, receipt

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. receptionnoun

    receipt, receiving, levee, soirée, function, acceptance, welcome, admittance

How to use reception in a sentence?

  1. William Hazlitt:

    We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with gives us courage to proceed, or damps our efforts.

  2. Andy Velasquez:

    Everyone was so happy, after the church, we went to the house( for the reception). We ate, celebrated, cheered. Everything was perfect.

  3. Lil Nas:

    I believe whenever you're trying something new, it's always going to get some kind of bad reception. For example, when rap started, or when rock and roll began, but with country trap, I in no way want to take credit for that. I believe Young Thug would be one of the biggest pioneers in that.

  4. Paul Fox:

    I like the reception that weve gotten. Its been pretty split, its been half and half, in the same day, someone emailed me and said, This is the most heinous, vile, disgusting thing Ive ever seen in my entire life, which I think is incredible. And then I also had someone email me and say, This is the best political ad I have ever seen.

  5. Richard Branson:

    We plan to put an initial array of 648 satellites up, and if that’s successful, we want to go to 2,400 satellites, the idea is to reach the billions of people who don’t have Internet access and to do so with good quality reception and good prices.

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