Definitions for receptiverɪˈsɛp tɪv

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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. Debbie Dooley:

    Conservatives are very receptive to solar when the right messenger delivers the right message.

  3. George Crane:

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

  4. Warren Buffett:

    They didn't indicate they were particularly receptive, but they also indicated that they would listen.

  5. Elizabeth Lombardo:

    Doing something that challenges you gives you a whole different outlook and makes you more receptive to change.

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