Synonyms for receptive


1. receptive, pervious (vs. impervious)
usage: open to arguments, ideas, or change; "receptive to reason and the logic of facts"
2. receptive (vs. unreceptive), open, acceptive, acceptant, admissive, assimilative, hospitable
usage: ready or willing to receive favorably; "receptive to the proposals"
3. centripetal, receptive, sensory(prenominal), afferent (vs. efferent)
usage: of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system; "sensory neurons"
4. receptive, absorbent (vs. nonabsorbent), absorptive
usage: able to absorb liquid (not repellent); "the paper is ink-receptive"
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