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Synonyms for receptive
rɪˈsɛp 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"

    Synonyms:
    centripetal, open, sensory(a)

    Antonyms:
    nonabsorptive, imperviable, efferent, unreceptive, impervious, motorial, nonabsorbent, closed, unsympathetic

  2. receptive, open(adj)

    ready or willing to receive favorably

    "receptive to the proposals"

    Synonyms:
    overt, sensory(a), exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, centripetal, undefended, subject, clear, open, candid, undecided, loose, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, undetermined, open(a), opened

    Antonyms:
    impervious, unreceptive, closed, efferent, imperviable, nonabsorptive, nonabsorbent, motorial, unsympathetic

  3. centripetal, receptive, sensory(a)(adj)

    of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system

    "sensory neurons"

    Antonyms:
    nonabsorptive, unsympathetic, motorial, impervious, imperviable, unreceptive, closed, efferent, nonabsorbent

  4. receptive(adj)

    able to absorb liquid (not repellent)

    "the paper is ink-receptive"

    Synonyms:
    centripetal, open, sensory(a)

    Antonyms:
    imperviable, nonabsorptive, closed, impervious, unsympathetic, unreceptive, motorial, efferent, nonabsorbent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    responsive, susceptible, sensitive, open

How to pronounce receptive?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say receptive in sign language?

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How to use receptive in a sentence?

  1. Victor Gobitz:

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

  2. Josh Hawley:

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

  3. Marc Short:

    The President consistently raised concerns about corruption and the lack of burden sharing by European partners, so having run on an anti-corruption campaign, Zelensky was receptive to those messages, the President reported back to The President after the meeting and the aid was released.

  4. Thomas Troward:

    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.

  5. Australian Day:

    I made a great start, birdying the first hole, and everyone kind of followed suit after that, the course is very receptive, it's very gettable. It was good to be a part of a group with DJ and Ben Crane. We had a lot of fun out there.


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