Received meaning

rĭ-sēvd'
Simple past tense and past participle of receive.
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Generally accepted as correct or true.
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Having been accepted as true or worthy.
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Accepted; considered as standard.
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(by implication) Unchallenged axioms.

"The old saying goes that we should not judge a man until we have walked a mile in his shoes. As with so much received wisdom - from judging books by their covers to the relative exchange rate for birds in hands and bushes - this is of course rubbish." Robin Wilkinson. Western Mail, Oct 30 2012.

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The definition of received is something that has been allowed or accepted.

An example of received is the opinion that the 9/11 attacks on the United States were a terrorist act being accepted as truth.

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