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Synonyms for reception
rɪˈsɛp ʃən

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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

    admission, admittance, acceptance, acceptation, entertainment

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. receptionnoun

    receiving, acceptance, receipt, admission

  2. receptionnoun

    welcome, entertainment, party, levee, SOIRÉE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. receptionnoun

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

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  1. Brian Hansford:

    As arrivals increase, the reception capacity and conditions remain seriously inadequate, this is a regional problem that needs a regional response and regional solidarity.

  2. Eva Cosse:

    The government cannot take funds to build reception centers for asylum seekers and then host people who don't apply for asylum. It's a tricky thing.

  3. Erica Skuta:

    When we got engaged, we both joked how neat it would be to do something a little different and have an after-reception party at a Wild game, when the schedule was released at the start of the season and the game fell on the same day as the wedding, we had to go for it.

  4. Linn Huang:

    When Apple first unveiled the The Touch Bar, reception was quite polarized, many were confused by what problems it was intended to solve and wondered how developers would integrate it into their software experience.

  5. Buckingham Palace:

    Her Majesty The Queen has kindly given permission for the ceremony to take place at The Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, the ceremony will be followed by a private reception, given by the queen, in the gardens of Buckingham Palace.

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