A friendly reception.
The reception of a new theory.
A wedding reception.
We have poor TV reception in the valley.
The new system provides exceptional quality of the reception signal.
Good or poor reception.
After the wedding we proceeded to the reception.
An example of a reception is a welcoming of a new employee into the work place.
An example of a reception is a party after a wedding ceremony.
Origin of reception
- Middle English recepcion from Old French reception from Latin receptiō receptiōn- from receptus past participle of recipere to receive receive
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin receptiÅ (“the act of receiving; reception"), from recipiÅ (“receive"), from re- (“back") + capiÅ (“I hold").