open to arguments, ideas, or change
"receptive to reason and the logic of facts"
ready or willing to receive favorably
"receptive to the proposals"
centripetal, receptive, sensory(a)(adj)
of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
able to absorb liquid (not repellent)
"the paper is ink-receptive"
capable of receiving something
ready to receive new ideas or concepts
having the quality of receiving; able or inclined to take in, absorb, hold, or contain; receiving or containing; as, a receptive mind
Origin: [Cf. F. rceptif. See Receive.]
The numerical value of receptive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of receptive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The Creative knows the great beginnings. The Receptive completes the finished things.
Congealed thinking is the forerunner of failure... make sure you are always receptive to new ideas.
Right now most people are expecting a rate hike in June and the equity markets not to be very receptive of that.
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.
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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