Word of the Day: Reception

re-cep-tion / rəˈsepSH(ə)n   noun  
  1. the act of accepting something given or being greeted
There is something so amiable about the prejudices of a young mind, that one is sorry to see them give way to the reception of more general opinions. Jane Austen, 1775-1817  
  1. a manner in which something is accepted or greeted
I believe if you write a great book, the chances are it’ll get a great reception. Charlaine Harris, 1951-  
  1. a function or occasion at which guests are formally greeted and accepted
To boost her energy, she’s been known to sit quietly with a cup of tea, adjourn a workshop we were both facilitating to take a five-minute breather, or slip out of her own wedding reception to be restored by a few minutes of solitude in the sun. Sue Thoele, 1940-  
  1. the fidelity or quality of a broadcast under specific circumstances
Reception depended mainly on distance, from broadcast towers, the terrain, and the surroundings (nearby houses, buildings, trees, and so on). James J. Wilcox, ?- https://www.consumerreports.org/antennas/tips-for-getting-better-indoor-tv-antenna-reception/