Synonyms of 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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Definition and meaning of receptive (Dictionary)