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 for recipient
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Recipient \Re*cip"i*ent\, a.
     Receiving; receptive.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Recipient \Re*cip"i*ent\ (r[-e]*s[i^]p"[i^]*ent), n. [L.
     recipiens, -entis, receiving, p. pr. of recipere to receive:
     cf. F. r['e]cipient. See Receive.]
     A receiver; the person or thing that receives; one to whom,
     or that to which, anything is given or communicated;
     specifically, the receiver of a still.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a person who receives something [syn: recipient,
      2: the semantic role of the animate entity that is passively
         involved in the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
         [syn: recipient role, recipient]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  40 Moby Thesaurus words for "recipient":
     accepter, acquirer, addressee, admissible, admissive, admissory,
     audience, auditor, beholder, beneficiary, consignee, getter,
     hearer, heir, heiress, holder, hospitable, imbibitory, ingestive,
     intromissive, intromittent, invitatory, inviting, legatee,
     listener, looker, obtainer, open, payee, procurer, receivable,
     receiver, receiving, receptible, receptive, spectator, taker,
     trustee, viewer, welcoming

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

      One who receives; receiver.  E.g. "No
     recipient of the e-mail message will know about the other
     addressees who were listed in the BCC header."

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