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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"

    centripetal, open, sensory(a)

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

  2. receptive, open(adj)

    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)(adj)

    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. receptive(adj)

    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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  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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    An antonym for "pesky"
    • A. agreeable
    • B. pettish
    • C. pestilent
    • D. plaguey

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