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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 for "receptive":

    responsive, susceptible, sensitive, open

How to pronounce receptive?

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How to say receptive in sign language?

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How to use receptive in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Borelli:

    Basically youd build a big center and it would be a research facility for professional historians in the future and it would be something that would bring really a world-class academic institution to a part of the city that has a shortage of public colleges and universities, whether liberals like it or not, Trumps archives are going to be housed in a library somewhere, probably in his home state. So this is a positive thing. Its a positive thing for the south side of Chicago, theyre getting the BarackObama library, and I would hope that more people here in New York City would be receptive to this.

  2. Elizabeth Lombardo:

    Doing something that challenges you gives you a whole different outlook and makes you more receptive to change.

  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. 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.

  5. Warren Buffett:

    They didn't indicate they were particularly receptive, but they also indicated that they would listen.

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