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  1. 1
    formal to get something that someone gives or sends to you

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    1. a.
      to deliberately accept or buy stolen goods, usually in order to sell them

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    2. b.
      if you receive a ball in a game, someone throws, hits, or kicks it toward you

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  2. 2
    to have a particular type of treatment or experience

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  3. 5
    to get pictures or sound on a television, radio, or cell phone

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    1. a.
      to be able to hear a radio message

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