Definitions for receptiverɪˈsɛp tɪv

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  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"

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  1. receptive(Adjective)

    capable of receiving something

  2. receptive(Adjective)

    ready to receive new ideas or concepts

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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.]


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