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English adjective: receptive

1. receptive open to arguments, ideas, or change


SamplesReceptive to reason and the logic of facts.


Similarpervious


Antonymsimperviable, impervious

2. receptive ready or willing to receive favorably


SamplesReceptive to the proposals.


Synonymsopen


Similaracceptant, acceptive, admissive, assimilative, hospitable


Antonymsunreceptive

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


SamplesSensory neurons.


Synonymscentripetal, sensory


Similarafferent


Antonymsefferent, motorial

4. receptive able to absorb liquid (not repellent)


SamplesThe paper is ink-receptive.


Similarabsorbent, absorptive


Antonymsnonabsorbent, nonabsorptive









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