receive (v.) Old form(s): receiu'd, receiue
consider, believe, regard
Ham II.ii.436[Hamlet to First Player] as I received it ... an excellent play
Mac I.vii.74[Macbeth to Lady Macbeth, of the King's chamberlains] Will it not be received, / When we have ... used their very daggers, / That they have done it [i.e. murdered the King]
TG V.iv.78[Valentine to Proteus] once again I do receive thee honest
TN III.iv.189[Sir Toby to Fabian, of Viola as Cesario receiving Sir Andrew's challenge] his youth will aptly receive it
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