What is received?

  • (adj): Widely accepted as true or worthy.
    Example: "A received moral idea"; "Received political wisdom says not
    Synonyms: accepted
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on received:

Longchenpa - Biography
... He received not only the Nyingma transmissions as passed down in his family, but also studied with many of the great teachers of his day without regard to ... He thus received the combined Kadam and Sakya teachings of the Sutrayana through his main Sakya teacher, Palden Lama Dampa Sonam Gyaltsen, in addition to the corpus of both old and ... Kumaraja) from whom he received the Dzogchen empowerment and teachings in the mountains, the uplands of Yartökyam at Samye where he was traveling from valley to valley with his students under the ...
Saul Kripke - Biography
... Upon graduation (1962) he received a Fulbright Fellowship, and in 1963 was appointed to the Society of Fellows ... briefly at Harvard, he moved to Rockefeller University in New York City in 1967, and then received a full-time position at Princeton University in 1977 ... In 1988 he received the university's Behrman Award for distinguished achievement in the humanities ...
Queensland Academy For Science, Mathematics And Technology - Academic Results
... In 2 ... students received perfect IB scores of 45 46% of students received an OP 1 equivalent (selection rank 99) 77% received an OP 1-5 equivalent (se ...
Westwood, New Jersey - Government - Politics
... In the 2008 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama received 51.9% of the vote here (2,728 ballots cast), outpolling Republican John McCain, who received 47.0% of the vote (2,473 votes), with 81.7 ... Bush received 51.4% of the vote here (2,795 ballots), ahead of Democrat John Kerry, who received 47.4% (2,576), with 5,436 of 6,837 registered voters participating ...
Sophia Loren - Career - Later Career
... In 1991, Loren received the Academy Honorary Award for her contributions to world cinema and was declared "one of the world cinema's treasures." In 1995, she received the ... She received a Golden Globe nomination for her performance in Robert Altman's film Ready to Wear (1994), co-starring Julia Roberts ... In 2001, Loren received a Special Grand Prix of the Americas Award at the Montreal World Film Festival for her body of work ...

More definitions of "received":

  • (adj): Conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers.
    Example: "Received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British)
    Synonyms: standard

Famous quotes containing the word received:

    Oh, had I received the education I desired, had I been bred to the profession of the law, I might have been a useful member of society, and instead of myself and my property being taken care of, I might have been a protector of the helpless, a pleader for the poor and unfortunate.
    Sarah M. Grimke (1792–1873)

    Whoever can discern truth has received his commission from a higher source than the chiefest justice in the world who can discern only law. He finds himself constituted judge of the judge. Strange that it should be necessary to state such simple truths!
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    When I received this [coronation] ring I solemnly bound myself in marriage to the realm; and it will be quite sufficient for the memorial of my name and for my glory, if, when I die, an inscription be engraved on a marble tomb, saying, “Here lieth Elizabeth, which reigned a virgin, and died a virgin.”
    Elizabeth I (1533–1603)