What does receptive mean?

Definitions for receptive
rɪˈsɛp tɪvre·cep·tive

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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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. rceptif. See Receive.]

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How to say receptive in sign language?

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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

Examples of receptive in a Sentence

  1. Josh Hawley:

    Safe to say David Cicilline was not receptive to those suggestions.

  2. Cade Marsh:

    'Climate change' is a word that is seen as far left, but if you repackage clean energy in terms of national security and liberty, you'll find people much more receptive.

  3. Thailand Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob:

    I think Thai people are quite receptive to new technology. For smaller businesses, there will be a challenge, but it will take time, it won't be that one day we have this proper system, push the button and people will switch.

  4. Phil Mickelson:

    It's certainly challenging but there's nothing over the top because the greens are somewhat receptive, i thought it was a great set-up to identify who's playing the best.

  5. Harsh Malik:

    Be ready for huge failures to achieve huge success, Be receptive for criticism. It can be constructive too.!

Images & Illustrations of receptive

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