to receive / to accept / to suffer / subjected to / to bear / to stand / pleasant / (passive marker)

= + + : Mnemonic symbol: 受 is often used in a negative sense, when something bad happens to the speaker. I thus represent 受 by a stretcher, which is used to transport injured persons.

= + + : Sherlock Holmes lost a boxing fight in the outhouse, and he's lying on a stretcher in the bathroom now. He still has his boxing gloves on. He got beaten so badly that is opponent was even able to shave his head with an electric razor. Nobody had a cover at hand, so he's just provisionally covered with a cooking top.

受 character breakdown

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 軍|军[jun1], 冠[guan1] etc, known as 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] or 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4]

Mnemonic symbol: 冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (Ø4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (冖) instead.
(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway

= + : And once again (又), Maud Younger (y) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the outhouse's bathroom (ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏).
"claw" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 87)

Mnemonic symbol: the strokes of this character remind me of a smiling mouth over a beard; thus, I'll represent it by an electric razor. James II of England (zh) uses his electric razor (爫) to shave his beard in the aorta's living room (ao3).

Characters with 受 as component

to love; to be fond of; to like / affection / to be inclined (to do sth); to tend to (happen)

= + 𠂇 : Mnemonic symbol: A pair of swans who are in love.

= + 𠂇 : Albert Einstein hurt himself with a pair of scissors in the airplane's bathroom. He's already laying on a stretcher carried by two swans who are deeply in love with each other, being transported to the next hospital. A hospital... of love.
(bound form) to confer; to give / (bound form) to teach; to instruct / (literary) to appoint
to teach / to instruct / to award / to give

= + : Sherlock Holmes (sh) got a honorary professorship (授) position in the outhouse, but because his office has not been established yet, he has to teach (授) in the bathroom (ou4). He uses a stretcher (受) as blackboard and a toy claw (扌) to point at his notes on the stretcher.
old variant of 辭|辞[ci2]

= + : The King of Chu (c) is offered some kimchi (辛) just inside the space station's entrance (Ø2), but after having tasted it with his tongue (舌) he politely refuses (辞).
cord on a seal
wen xiang, Henan province

Words with 受

to fully experience (good or bad)
unpleasant / hard to take
the unfortunate injured (party) / a victim
intolerance (for lactose, gluten or other foods)
to take the blame for sb else / to be made a scapegoat
to teach (idiom); lit. to give moral and practical instruction

Sentences with 受