Definition of "responsive" []

  • Answering or replying; responding. (adjective)
  • Readily reacting to suggestions, influences, appeals, or efforts: a responsive student. (adjective)
  • Containing or using responses: responsive reading; responsive liturgy. (adjective)
  • Reacting or replying quickly or favourably, as to a suggestion, initiative, etc (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (of an organism) reacting to a stimulus (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "responsive" in a sentence
  • "The term responsive community is used to accord full status both to individuals and to their shared union."
  • ""Now, this is what I call responsive mozzarella," Dug remarked, dangling his slice by a stretching string of cheese and bouncing it like a yo-yo."
  • "He had set up what he called a responsive emulation."