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Synonyms for receptive
rɪˈsɛp tɪvre·cep·tive

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  1. receptiveadjective

    open to arguments, ideas, or change

    "receptive to reason and the logic of facts"

    centripetal, open, sensory(a)

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

  2. receptive, openadjective

    ready or willing to receive favorably

    "receptive to the proposals"

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

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

  3. centripetal, receptive, sensory(a)adjective

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

    "sensory neurons"

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

  4. receptiveadjective

    able to absorb liquid (not repellent)

    "the paper is ink-receptive"

    centripetal, open, sensory(a)

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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "receptive":

    responsive, susceptible, sensitive, open

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  1. 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.

  2. George Crane:

    Congealed thinking is the forerunner of failure... make sure you are always receptive to new ideas.

  3. James Dalgleish:

    The stronger dollar, the continued hammering of the euro equals continued lower equity prices ahead of the Fed comments next week, we'll know more of the Fed's thinking on Wednesday but right now most people are expecting a rate hike to come in June and the equity markets not to be very receptive of that.

  4. Michael Strahan:

    It made me feel good that I was strong enough and able to have that talk with him, and that he was receptive to that talk, that’s the hardest thing: to make some receptive to getting some advice, especially men because we are kind of hard-headed.

  5. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Any form of art can be known only in deep silence, to be in silence is to be receptive - No sooner you become receptive, you become woman, it has nothing to do with gender, its a quality, which is why woman is epitome of Receptivity!”

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