receive back

receive back

To obtain, take, or acquire someone or something back (from someone, something, or some place). A noun or pronoun can be used between "receive" and "back." I finally received back the things the police had confiscated during their search. We received the patient back from the ICU so we could continue to monitor his progress.
See also: back, receive

receive someone or something back

to get someone or something back. Martha received her husband back after his escapade. I sent a letter off with the wrong postage and received it back two weeks later.
See also: back, receive
References in classic literature ?
Luker, he was to receive back the Diamond, as a pledge redeemed.
Then came my boy code: when on a day a fellow gave another a "cannon-ball" or a chunk of taffy, on some other day he would expect to receive back a cannon-ball or a chunk of taffy.
Two hours afterwards, Madame Danglars received a most flattering epistle from the count, in which he entreated her to receive back her favorite "dappled grays," protesting that he could not endure the idea of making his entry into the Parisian world of fashion with the knowledge that his splendid equipage had been obtained at the price of a lovely woman's regrets.
Much as he demurred, she compelled him to receive back the unexpired portion of his rent.
"I have been left the captain of the rock, while my uncle and his sons hunt, and captain will I remain till he returns to receive back the charge."
An additional 420k workers not receiving pay in January will likely be counted as working since they are at work and are highly likely to receive back pay.
Club members may not receive back any of their $250 membership fee.
The strike that began on February 10 was ended with Abbas pledging that the teachers would receive back pay in four installments by September, and a 10 percent pay rise from 2017-2018.
Britain is currently paying much more money to the EU than we receive back so, after Britain votes to leave the EU, the government will have plenty of money to support our own charitable schemes and third sector organisations.
Under the settlement, Stoner will be promoted and receive back pay for lost wages.
Lastly, preliminary approval was given In October of this year for former Cardell Cabinetry employees to receive back wages as part of a class-action suit brought against the shuttered cabinet company.
Global Banking News-November 19, 2014--Lloyds staff to receive back pay
ISLAMABAD -- EOBI has told Supreme Court (SC) that it has decided to return the land to DHA and other institutions which was purchased from them and receive back principal amount alongwith interest from them.
WASHINGTON -- A bill the House passed to guarantee that furloughed federal workers receive back pay, after the partial government shutdown is resolved, seems to have hit a snag in the Senate.