Receptively



[ri-sep-tiv] /rɪˈsɛp tɪv/

adjective
1.
having the quality of , taking in, or admitting.
2.
able or quick to knowledge, ideas, etc.:
a receptive mind.
3.
willing or inclined to suggestions, offers, etc., with favor:
a receptive listener.
4.
of or relating to or :
a receptive end organ.
5.
(in language learning) of or relating to the language skills of listening and reading (opposed to ).
/rɪˈsɛptɪv/
adjective
1.
able to apprehend quickly
2.
tending to receive new ideas or suggestions favourably
3.
able to hold or receive
adj.

1540s, from Medieval Latin receptivus, from Latin recipere (see receive). Related: Receptivity.

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