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[ adjective ] open to arguments, ideas, or change

Examples

"receptive to reason and the logic of facts"

Used in print

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

Jane sat receptive and interested .

Related terms

pervious

2
[ adjective ] ready or willing to receive favorably

Examples

"receptive to the proposals"

3
[ adjective ] of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system

Synonyms

sensory centripetal

Examples

"sensory neurons"

Related terms

afferent

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