Synonyms for (adjective) receptive

Synonyms: receptive

Definition: able to absorb liquid (not repellent)

Usage: the paper is ink-receptive

Similar words: absorbent, absorptive

Definition: having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.)

Usage: as absorbent as a sponge


Synonyms: centripetal, receptive, sensory

Definition: of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system

Usage: sensory neurons

Similar words: afferent

Definition: of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying sensory information from the sense organs to the CNS

Usage: afferent nerves; afferent impulses


Synonyms: receptive

Definition: open to arguments, ideas, or change

Usage: receptive to reason and the logic of facts

Similar words: pervious

Definition: admitting of passage or entrance

Usage: pervious soil; a metal pervious to heat


Synonyms: receptive, open

Definition: ready or willing to receive favorably

Usage: receptive to the proposals

Similar words: acceptant, acceptive

Definition: accepting willingly

Usage: acceptive of every new idea; an acceptant type of mind


Similar words: admissive

Definition: characterized by or allowing admission

Usage: an Elizabethan tragedy admissive of comic scenes


Similar words: assimilative

Definition: capable of mentally absorbing

Usage: assimilative processes, assimilative capacity of the human mind


Similar words: hospitable

Definition: having an open mind

Usage: hospitable to new ideas; open to suggestions