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responsive

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adjective re·spon·sive \ri-ˈspän(t)-siv\

Simple Definition of responsive

  • : reacting in a desired or positive way

  • : quick to react or respond

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of responsive

  1. 1 :  giving response :  constituting a response :  answering <a responsive glance> <responsive aggression>

  2. 2 :  quick to respond or react appropriately or sympathetically :  sensitive

  3. 3 :  using responses <a responsive liturgy>

responsively adverb
responsiveness noun

Examples of responsive in a sentence

  1. The patient was not responsive to the treatment.

  2. The store is very responsive to the needs of its customers.



15th Century

First Known Use of responsive

15th century


RESPONSIVE Defined for Kids

responsive

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adjective re·spon·sive \ri-ˈspän-siv\

Definition of responsive for Students

  1. 1 :  showing interest <He was not responsive to our invitation.>

  2. 2 :  quick to respond in a sympathetic way <The store is responsive to its customer's needs.>

re·spon·sive·ly adverb
re·spon·sive·ness noun



Medical Dictionary

responsive

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adjective re·spon·sive \ri-ˈspän(t)-siv\

Medical Definition of responsive

  1. :  making a response; especially :  responding to treatment <pain responsive to opioids>





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