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

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

How to pronounce receptive?

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    Alex
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    Veena
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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. Alice Honig:

    Receptive language is the one you want to be alert to.

  2. Josh Hawley:

    Safe to say he was not receptive to those suggestions.

  3. Josh Hawley:

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

  4. Victor Gobitz:

    They were receptive ... but it's up to them to evaluate the preliminary proposal.

  5. I Ching:

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

Images & Illustrations of receptive

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