received (adj.) Old form(s): receiu'd
fashionable, accepted as a norm, generally adopted
AW II.i.55[Parolles to Bertram, of the Lords' behaviour] under the influence of the most received star
WT IV.i.11[Time to audience] Let me pass / The same I am ere ancient'st order was / Or what is now received
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