What does receptive mean?

Definitions for receptiverɪˈsɛp tɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word receptive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. receptive(adj)

    open to arguments, ideas, or change

    "receptive to reason and the logic of facts"

  2. receptive, open(adj)

    ready or willing to receive favorably

    "receptive to the proposals"

  3. centripetal, receptive, sensory(a)(adj)

    of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system

    "sensory neurons"

  4. receptive(adj)

    able to absorb liquid (not repellent)

    "the paper is ink-receptive"

Wiktionary

  1. receptive(Adjective)

    capable of receiving something

  2. receptive(Adjective)

    ready to receive new ideas or concepts

Webster Dictionary

  1. Receptive(adj)

    having the quality of receiving; able or inclined to take in, absorb, hold, or contain; receiving or containing; as, a receptive mind

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. rceptif. See Receive.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of receptive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of receptive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. I Ching:

    The Creative knows the great beginnings. The Receptive completes the finished things.

  2. George Crane:

    Congealed thinking is the forerunner of failure... make sure you are always receptive to new ideas.

  3. Michael James:

    Right now most people are expecting a rate hike in June and the equity markets not to be very receptive of that.

  4. Albert Einstein:

    It is not the fruits of scientific research that elevate man and enrich his nature. but the urge to understand, the intellectual work, creative or receptive.

  5. Thomas Troward:

    Creative power, is that receptive attitude of expectancy which makes a mold into which the plastic and as yet undifferentiated substance can flow and take the desired form.

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