A receiver of many compliments.
- One who officially receives money for others; collector or treasurer.
- One who knowingly receives stolen goods for gain or concealment; fence.
- An offensive player designated to receive a forward pass; esp., a player, other than a running back, who is ordinarily eligible to receive a forward pass, as a wide receiver or tight end.
- One appointed by a court to administer or hold in trust property in bankruptcy or in a lawsuit.
- The player receiving the service.
- A receptacle; esp., a chemical receptacle connected with a retort, tube, etc., into which a distilled product passes.
- An apparatus or device that converts incoming electromagnetic waves or electrical signals into audible or visual signals, as a radio or television receiving set, or that part of a telephone which is held to the ear.
- A trustee appointed to hold and administer property involved in litigation.
- A person appointed to settle the affairs of an insolvent entity.
- A person who accepts stolen goods.
- (American football) An offensive player who catches the ball after it has been passed.
- An element of a mechanical or other system or device designed to accept another element.
Origin of receiver
- receive + -er