The action or process of receiving something sent, given, or inflicted
the reception of the goods
The most junior class in an infant or primary school.
A town in which people, especially evacuees in wartime, are received.
An order authorizing the admission and detention of a patient in a psychiatric hospital
A room in a hotel or other building used for functions such as parties and meetings
A statute passed by an American state after Independence which provides that the common law of England be received as binding in that state, subject to repeal and local interpretation.
A hostel providing temporary accommodation for distressed people such as refugees, the homeless, and those with psychiatric difficulties
A gathering of people to welcome a visitor.