[ɹ_ɪ_s_ˈɪ_p_iə_n_t], [ɹɪsˈɪpi͡ənt], [ɹɪsˈɪpi‍ənt]

Definitions of recipient:

  1.   A receiver.
  2.   One who receives; as, a recipient of high honors.
  3.   Receiving; receptive.
  4.   One who receives.
  5.   The person or thing that receives; a receiver.
  6.   the semantic role of the animate entity that is passively involved in the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
  7.   a person who gets something
  8.   Receiving or ready to receive.
  9.   Receptive.
  10.   Receiving. See Receive.
  11.   One who or that which receives.
  12.   A receiver; the person or thing that receives; one to whom, or that to which, anything is given or communicated; specifically, the receiver of a still.

Antonyms for recipient:

benefactor, donor, angel, sugar daddy, Donator, fairy godmother, patron, Maecenas.

Quotes for recipient:

  1. Whatever is received is received according to the nature of the recipient – Thomas Aquinas
  2. I call the discourse of power any discourse that engenders blame, hence guilt, in its recipient – Roland Barthes
  3. Letters have to pass two tests before they can be classed as good: they must express the personality both of the writer and of the recipient – E. M. Forster
  4. In this financial year we will be spending at least $1. 5 billion on foreign aid and we cannot be sure that this money will be properly spent, as corruption and mismanagement in many of the recipient countries are legend. – Pauline Hanson
  5. Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It's important to the person who serves as well as the recipient It's the way in which we ourselves grow and develop. – Dorothy Height
  6. Immigrants are people who leave one country, one society, and move to another society. But there has to be a recipient society to which the immigrants move. – Samuel P. Huntington
  7. True human goodness, in all its purity and freedom, can come to the fore only when its recipient has no power. – Milan Kundera
  8. The Nobel Prize, so long regarded in our science as the highest reward a man's work can earn, must bring to its recipient a most solemn sense of his debt to his fellow scientists and those of the past. – Edward M. Purcell
  9. Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it. – John D. Rockefeller
  10. What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is recalled by the recipient in after days! It blesses him that gives and him that takes. – William Makepeace Thackeray
  11. And I'm going to work as hard as I can... for cancer research and hopefully, maybe, we'll have some cures and some breakthroughs. I'd like to think I'm going to fight my brains out to be back here again next year for the Arthur Ashe recipient I want to give it next year! – Jim Valvano

Usage examples for recipient:

  1. Of course this 'sympathetic' message was not read by its intended recipient at the time of its arrival. ” – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  2. May was grateful to Miss Vanhansen, and went so far as to be flattered by her attentions even when they gave the recipient no pleasure. ” – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  3. She has decided,- very much, I fear, at my wife's instigation, which I must own I regret,- to give the money to one of our family, and has been pleased to say that my cousin Adelaide shall be the recipient of her bounty. ” – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  4. At first, the recipient of the letter was at a loss what to make of it. ” – Lord John in New York by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  5. She had been the recipient of Violet's secrets before. ” – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  6. How its recipient had escaped instant death is a mystery. ” – African Camp Fires by Stewart Edward White
  7. It never occurred to her to ask herself the question: whether the recipient under the circumstances, could have acted otherwise? ” – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  8. But the recipient merely bowed. ” – Cy Whittaker's Place by Joseph C. Lincoln
  9. “ A Frenchman loves to talk of himself; therefore Saint- Clair was the unwilling recipient of many confidences. ” – Abbé Aubain and Mosaics by Prosper Mérimée
  10. “ I cast a rapid and comprehensive glance on the brilliant apparition before me- the jewelled rings, the diamonds in the shell- like ears, the priceless fur coat- and with an expressive shrug of the shoulders I handed the dirty scrap of paper back to its fair recipient – Castles in the Air by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  11. “ Harrison carried the copies containing complimentary write- ups of various enterprises and persons in town to the persons themselves and frequently returned with articles contributed by the recipient of the write- up. ” – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  12. The royal pour- suivants arrived some six days later, and Master Baine was the recipient of a curt summons to render himself to London, there to account for his breach of trust in having refused to perform his sworn duty. ” – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  13. “ I love to do good work, but wish no other praise than to know that the recipient of the act has been benefited thereby. ” – Miss Ellis's Mission by Mary P. Wells Smith
  14. So names were found me for things that I had long wished to speak of: I became recipient of earth's fairest treasures, which my yearning heart had so long sought for in vain: and how much have I to thank thee for since then, divine power of fancy and of poetry! ” – Tales From the 'Phantasus', etc. of Ludwig Tieck by Ludwig Tieck
  15. “ No one of them can justly claim to be the exclusive recipient of " protection," which can only be afforded by increasing burdens on the " domestic industry" of the others. ” – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  16. Sometimes- unlike the modern portraits of course- these were paid for by the recipient of the compliment. ” – Life in the Roman World of Nero and St. Paul by T. G. Tucker
  17. Now and then a registered letter would arrive, and this always created considerable sensation in the room, and if the legal recipient did not happen to be present, Miss Harriet never breathed a quiet breath until he or she had been sent for, had taken the letter, and given her a receipt. ” – The Late Mrs. Null by Frank Richard Stockton
  18. The utter lack of understanding for the symbolism of these gifts on the part of the recipient can scarcely have escaped the notice of Montezuma’ s messengers and must have sorely puzzled their unfortunate master. ” – The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations by Zelia Nuttall
  19. Turning them over indifferently, he came suddenly on one small sealed note, inscribed as having been left 'by hand, ' addressed to him in the bold frank writing to which he had once, not so very long ago, felt such an inexplicable aversion when Mrs. Spruce was the recipient of a first letter from the same source. ” – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli

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