received has definitions from the field of linguistics
1
[ adjective ] (linguistics) conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers

Synonyms

standard

Examples

"standard English" (American) "received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British)

2
[ adjective ] widely accepted as true or worthy

Synonyms

accepted

Examples

"the accepted wisdom about old age" "a received moral idea" "Received political wisdom says not surveys show otherwise"- Economist

Related terms

conventional

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