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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)

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.

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."