reception /rɪˈsɛpʃən/ noun
plural receptions
plural receptions
Learner's definition of RECEPTION
[count] : the kind of welcome that someone or something is given usually singular
[count] : a social gathering to celebrate something or to welcome someone
[noncount] : the act or process of receiving, welcoming, or accepting something or someone
[noncount] used to describe how well or badly a radio, television, etc., is able to receive signals
[noncount] : a desk or area in a hotel, office building, etc., where visitors first go after entering
[count] American football : the act of catching a forward pass