Definition of 'receptive'
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Example sentences containing 'receptive'
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The sun and moon are working well for you so people are more receptive to your plans. The Sun (2016) People are very receptive to your ideas and requests, so you could get the go-ahead for a project that means a lot to your family. The Sun (2016)The home mood is receptive so it is worth explaining your plans again. The Sun (2009)The moon visits your personality chart so people will be receptive to your plans. The Sun (2008)There is no medical reason why you could not use oestrogen to make the womb receptive. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As the moon checks into your home chart the family become more receptive to your plans. The Sun (2011)The moon returns to your sign which will make people more receptive to your ideas. The Sun (2009)The support they provided each other makes them particularly receptive to single mothers as a result. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Journalists must make their audiences receptive to the message. A Short Guide to Writing About Science (1995)And the public have become much more receptive in the past few years. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The moon returns to your sign ensuring people are receptive to your ideas. The Sun (2009)The moon is in your sign and this makes people receptive to you. The Sun (2009)In one sense they are preaching to a receptive audience. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The moon returns to your birth sign and people are more receptive to your ideas and requests. The Sun (2011)The moon in your sign makes people more receptive to your plans. The Sun (2010)And they are finding a receptive audience. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There is a receptive mood at home and more respect for your ideas so it is worth talking about property dreams. The Sun (2013)There is a more receptive mood at home so it could be worth talking again about the changes you want to make. The Sun (2009)They may become progressively less receptive to their social environment, which includes people working for them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For not all Japanese industry is receptive to change. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)But he really wasn't receptive to changes to the way he did things. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There's a more receptive mood within the family and a small compromise makes a big difference to property plans. The Sun (2014)Keep showing your girlfriend affection and, in time, she should become more receptive. The Sun (2015)Men, by contrast, are usually less tuned in to what is going on emotionally and thus less receptive. Divergent Realities: the Emotional Lives of Mothers, Fathers, and Adolescents (1994)Many factors can make people more or less receptive to what I'm going to say. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'receptive'
British English: receptive ADJECTIVE
Someone who is receptive to new ideas or suggestions is prepared to consider them or accept them.
The voters had seemed receptive to his ideas.
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