Associations to the word «Receptive»


RECEPTIVE, adjective. Capable of receiving something
RECEPTIVE, adjective. Ready to receive new ideas or concepts
RECEPTIVE APHASIA, noun. (pathology) inability to understand written, spoken, or tactile speech symbols, due to disease of the auditory and visual word centers, as in word blindness
RECEPTIVE APHASIAS, noun. Plural of receptive aphasia
RECEPTIVE LANGUAGE, noun. (linguistics) The ability to comprehend information and understand spoken language (or sign language). It may include understanding of the vocabulary and concepts presented, short-term memory and sequencing information.

Dictionary definition

RECEPTIVE, adjective. Open to arguments, ideas, or change; "receptive to reason and the logic of facts".
RECEPTIVE, adjective. Ready or willing to receive favorably; "receptive to the proposals".
RECEPTIVE, adjective. Of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system; "sensory neurons".
RECEPTIVE, adjective. Able to absorb liquid (not repellent); "the paper is ink-receptive".

Wise words

More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery