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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·cep·tive /rɪˈsɛptɪv/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·cep·tive /rɪˈsɛptɪv/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·cep·tive a.  Having the quality of receiving; able or inclined to take in, absorb, hold, or contain; receiving or containing; as, a receptive mind.
    Imaginary space is receptive of all bodies.   --Glanvill.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: open to arguments, ideas, or change; "receptive to reason
             and the logic of facts"
      2: ready or willing to receive favorably; "receptive to the
         proposals" [ant: unreceptive]
      3: of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing
         toward the central nervous system; "sensory neurons" [syn:
          centripetal, sensory(a)]