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Synonyms for receptive
rɪˈsɛp tɪvre·cep·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "receptive":

    responsive, susceptible, sensitive, open

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How to use receptive in a sentence?

  1. 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!”

  2. Josh Hawley:

    Safe to say he was not receptive to those suggestions.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    We think New Hampshire is going to be much more receptive to Senate Republicans as well, and we think we'll have a good candidate there.

  4. The GOP candidate:

    They've been incredibly receptive. Even if it's in hushed tones after events, they come up to me afterwards and say,' thank you for saying this,'.

  5. 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.

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