receiving

re|ceiv|ing [rıˈsi:vıŋ] n [U] BrE
the crime of buying and selling stolen goods

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • receiving — index acquisition, assumption (adoption), receptive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Receiving — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Receiving >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 receiving receiving &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 acquisition acquisition &c. 775 Sgm: N 1 reception reception &c.(introduction) 296 Sgm: N 1 suscipiency| suscipiency| =>! …   English dictionary for students

  • receiving — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Getting by transfer Nouns 1. receiving, reception, receipt, recipiency, acquisition, acceptance, admission; absorbency, absorption. 2. (money received) receipts, share; income, revenue, intake, proceeds …   English dictionary for students

  • Receiving — Receive Re*ceive (r[ e]*s[=e]v ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Received} (r[ e]*s[=e]vd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Receiving}.] [OF. receveir, recevoir, F. recevoir, fr. L. recipere; pref. re re + capere to take, seize. See {Capable}, {Heave}, and cf. {Receipt} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • receiving — re ceiv·ing || rɪ sɪːvɪŋ n. act of getting, acceptance, act of taking in re·ceive || rɪ sɪːv v. get, accept; absorb, take in; host, accommodate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • receiving — noun (U) the crime of buying and selling stolen goods …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • receiving — /rɪ si:vɪŋ/ noun an act of getting something which has been delivered …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • receiving — present part of receive …   Useful english dictionary

  • receiving stolen goods — or property Criminal offense of receiving any property with the knowledge that it has been feloniously, or unlawfully stolen, taken, extorted, obtained, embezzled, or disposed of. Receiving stolen property a statutory crime separate from the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • receiving stolen property — receiving stolen goods or property Criminal offense of receiving any property with the knowledge that it has been feloniously, or unlawfully stolen, taken, extorted, obtained, embezzled, or disposed of. Receiving stolen property a statutory crime …   Black's law dictionary

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