Definition of receptive
receptivityplay \ˌrē-ˌsep-ˈti-və-tē, ri-\ noun
Examples of receptive in a Sentence
I was happy to be speaking before such a receptive audience.
needed a partner who was receptive to new ways of managing the business
First Known Use of receptive
RECEPTIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of receptive for English Language Learners
: willing to listen to or accept ideas, suggestions, etc.
RECEPTIVE Defined for Kids
Definition of receptive for Students
: willing to consider new ideas
Medical Definition of receptive
1: open and responsive to ideas, impressions, or suggestions
2aof a sensory end organ : fit to receive and transmit stimulib: sensory 1
receptivity\ˌrē-ˌsep-ˈtiv-ət-ē, ri-\play noun plural
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