Receiver vs. Recipient

Receiver vs. Recipient — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Receiver and Recipient

Receivernoun

One that receives something:a receiver of many compliments.

Recipientnoun

One that receives or is given something

recipients of the award.

Receivernoun

A device, such as a part of a radio, television set, or telephone, that converts incoming electromagnetic signals into sound, light, or electrical signals.

Recipientnoun

One who receives blood, tissue, or an organ from a donor.

Receivernoun

A person appointed by a court to receive and responsibly administer funds or property connected with ongoing litigation.

Recipientadjective

Functioning as a receiver; receptive.

Receivernoun

A person who knowingly buys or receives stolen goods.

Recipientnoun

One who receives.

the recipient of money or goodsMy e-mail never reached the intended recipient.

Receivernoun

A receptacle intended for a specific purpose.

Recipientnoun

(medicine) An individual receiving donor organs or tissues.

Receivernoun

(Football)A member of the offensive team eligible to catch a forward pass.

Recipientnoun

(chemistry) The portion of an alembic or other still in which the distilled liquid is collected.

Receivernoun

(Sports)A player who receives a pass.

Recipientadjective

receiving

Receivernoun

(Baseball)The catcher.

Recipientnoun

a person who gets something

Receivernoun

A person who or thing that receives or is intended to receive something.

Recipientnoun

the semantic role of the animate entity that is passively involved in the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

Receivernoun

A trustee appointed to hold and administer property involved in litigation.

Receivernoun

A person appointed to settle the affairs of an insolvent entity.

Receivernoun

A person who accepts stolen goods.

Receivernoun

Any of several electronic devices that receive signals and convert them into sound or vision.

Receivernoun

(American football) An offensive player who catches the ball after it has been passed.

Receivernoun

(tennis) A person who attempts to return the ball after it has been served.

Receivernoun

An element of a mechanical or other system or device designed to accept another element.

Receivernoun

(finance) A swaption which gives its holder the option to enter into a swap in which they pay the floating leg and receive the fixed leg.

Receivernoun

set that receives radio or tv signals

Receivernoun

(law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties

Receivernoun

earphone that converts electrical signals into sounds

Receivernoun

a person who gets something

Receivernoun

a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass