recipient

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Noun[change]

Singular
recipient

Plural
recipients

Scouts who were recipients of the President's Scout Award
  1. A recipient is someone who receives, such as one who receives money, goods or awards.
    He was a recipient of the special award for bravery.
  2. (medicine) A recipient is person receiving donor organs or tissues.
    She was the recipient of a new heart after a long operation.
  3. (chemistry) The part of an alembic or other still in which the distilled liquid is collected.
    The green colored liquid slowly dripped into the recipient.