"receiver" in the noun sense
1. receiver, receiving system
set that receives radio or tv signals
2. liquidator, receiver
law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
3. telephone receiver, receiver
earphone that converts electrical signals into sounds
4. recipient, receiver
a person who receives something
the tennis player who receives the serve
6. receiver, pass receiver, pass catcher
a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass
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