The definition of a recipient is a person or thing who receives something.(noun)
An example of a recipient is someone who gets a surprise present in the mail.
See recipient in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L recipiens, prp. of recipere: see receive
See recipient in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin recipiēns, recipient-
Origin: , present participle of recipere, to receive; see receive.
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