Synonym: centripetal, open, sensory. Similar words: deceptive, reception, deception, inception, perception, exception, sceptical, perceptible. Meaning: [rɪ'septɪv] adj. 1. open to arguments, ideas, or change 2. ready or willing to receive favorably 3. of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system 4. able to absorb liquid (not repellent).
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1, The voters had seemed receptive to his ideas.
2, He is not very receptive to my suggestions.
3, She was always receptive to new ideas.
4, He gave an impressive speech to a receptive audience.
5, You might find them in a more receptive mood tomorrow.
6, The government is not receptive to the idea of a Freedom of Information Act.
7, She'd had a really good, receptive, large audience.
8, But many clients are not too receptive to that.
9, I was very receptive to the Bible, authority.
10, And the fans in Scandanavia were very receptive.
11, Viewers were receptive to the movie's anti-war message.
12, Being receptive and responding rapidly even to minor complaints is an indicator that the school cares.
13, What is usually found is cells with massive receptive fields with very non-specific receptive field properties.
14, The Beida students were receptive to his ideas[sentencedict.com], but the leadership were more antagonistic.
15, Similarly, the war provided a receptive atmosphere for a reappraisal of the economic and recreational role of the countryside.
16, In situations like this, when you are receptive to the point of rawness, you become acutely aware of it.
17, The President was not receptive to this advice, and relations between him and the Speaker became strained from here on in.
18, Still, when presented to a receptive mind,[http://sentencedict.com/receptive.html] Sketchpad could twist that mind into a pretzel.
19, Few other places on earth would be so receptive to the use of performance measures.
20, Virtually anything waved around in the receptive fields of these cells will evoke a response under the right conditions.
21, The world can be changed by man's endeavor, and that this endeavor can lead to something new and better .No man can sever the bonds that unite him to his society simply by averting his eyes . He must ever be receptive and sensitive to the new ; and have sufficient courage and skill to novel facts and to deal with them .
22, To interest my heart and soul in my work, and aspire to the highest efficiency in the achievement of results. To be patiently receptive of just criticism and profit from its teaching.
23, She did not like the scheme, as she made clear every time she found a receptive ear .
24, Inevitably, I tried out my new ideas on the people closest at hand: Some were more receptive than others.
25, The words and melodies of the hymns used during the day all helped to put me in a receptive mood.
26, That is to say, there is a way of positioning the grating relative to the receptive field centre that results in no response.
27, If he implements it and things go well, he will be more receptive to employee input in the future.
28, Yet far from ensuring loyalty to the statusquo, their elevated position made students receptive to radical ideas.
29, Susan allowed the ship to drift down, and relaxed as the bulk settled into the receptive, motherly ground.
30, She admits her dependence on the other and remains in a state of receptive responsiveness to the desire of the other.
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