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re·spon·sive

 (rĭ-spŏn′sĭv)
adj.
1. Answering or replying; responding.
2. Readily reacting to suggestions, influences, appeals, or efforts: a responsive student.
3. Containing or using responses: responsive reading; responsive liturgy.

re·spon′sive·ly adv.
re·spon′sive·ness n.

responsive

(rɪˈspɒnsɪv)
adj
1. reacting or replying quickly or favourably, as to a suggestion, initiative, etc
2. (Physiology) (of an organism) reacting to a stimulus
reˈsponsively adv
reˈsponsiveness n

re•spon•sive

(rɪˈspɒn sɪv)

adj.
1. responding readily and sympathetically; receptive.
2. characterized by the use of responses.
re•spon′sive•ly, adv.
re•spon′sive•ness, re•spon•siv′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.responsive - containing or using responses; alternating; "responsive reading"; "antiphonal laughter"
2.responsive - readily reacting or replying to people or events or stimuli; showing emotion; "children are often the quickest and most responsive members of the audience"
sensitive - responsive to physical stimuli; "a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch"; "a sensitive voltmeter"; "sensitive skin"; "sensitive to light"
sensitive - being susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others; "sensitive to the local community and its needs"
unresponsive - not responding to some influence or stimulus
3.responsive - reacting to a stimulus; "the skin of old persons is less reactive than that of younger persons"
sensitive - responsive to physical stimuli; "a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch"; "a sensitive voltmeter"; "sensitive skin"; "sensitive to light"

responsive

responsive

adjective
1. Able to receive and respond to external stimuli:
2. Ready and willing to receive favorably, as new ideas:
3. Easily approached:
Translations
مُسْتَجيد، مُتَجاوِب، سَريع الإسْتِجابَه
dobře reagující
modtageligvelvilligvenlig
sem svarar/bregst vel viî; móttækilegur
kladne reagujúci
duyarlıhassashemen reaksiyon gösteren

responsive

[rɪsˈpɒnsɪv] ADJ
1. (= sensitive) → sensible
to be responsive to sthser sensible a algo
2. (= interested) (gen) → interesado; [audience] → que reacciona con entusiasmo, que reacciona con interés
he was not very responsiveapenas dio muestras de interés

responsive

[rɪˈspɒnsɪv] adj
(= alert, receptive) [person, child, audience] → réactif/ive
(= prepared to react) to be responsive to sth → être sensible à qch
The police try to be responsive to the needs of the community → La police essaie d'être sensible aux besoins de la communauté.

responsive

adj
person, audienceinteressiert, mitgehend; steering, brakes, motorleicht reagierend or ansprechend; to be responsive to somethingauf etw (acc)reagieren or ansprechen; to be responsive to somebody’s needsauf jds Bedürfnisse eingehen; to be responsive to antibioticsauf Antibiotika ansprechen; he wasn’t very responsive when I suggested it to himer war nicht sehr begeistert, als ich ihm das vorschlug; the pupils weren’t very responsivedie Schüler machten nicht richtig mit; he wasn’t very responsive (to my complaint) → er ging kaum darauf ein
(form, = answering) smile, gesturein Erwiderung; the dog gave a responsive wag of his tailder Hund reagierte mit einem Schwanzwedeln

responsive

[rɪˈspɒnsɪv] adj (audience, class, pupil) → che reagisce bene; (to affection) → affettuoso/a; (to needs) responsive tosensibile a
he has a very responsive nature → è un tipo molto aperto

respond

(rəˈspond) verb
(with to).
1. to answer with words, a reaction, gesture etc. He didn't respond to my question; I smiled at her, but she didn't respond.
2. to show a good reaction eg to some course of treatment. His illness did not respond to treatment by drugs.
3. (of vehicles etc) to be guided easily by controls. The pilot said the plane did not respond to the controls.
reˈsponse (-s) noun
1. a reply or reaction. Our letters have never met with any response; My suggestions met with little response.
2. (usually in plural) in church services, a part spoken by the congregation rather than the priest.
reˌsponsiˈbility (-sə-) plural reˌsponsiˈbilities noun
1. something which a person has to look after, do etc. He takes his responsibilities very seriously.
2. the state of having important duties. a position of responsibility.
3. the state of being responsible. his responsibility for the accident.
reˈsponsible (-səbl) adjective
1. having a duty to see that something is done etc. We'll make one person responsible for buying the food for the trip.
2. (of a job etc) having many duties eg the making of important decisions. The job of manager is a very responsible post.
3. (with for) being the cause of something. Who is responsible for the stain on the carpet?
4. (of a person) able to be trusted; sensible. We need a responsible person for this job.
5. (with for) able to control, and fully aware of (one's actions). The lawyer said that at the time of the murder, his client was not responsible for his actions.
reˈsponsibly (-sə-) adverb
in a trustworthy or serious way. Do try to behave responsibly.
reˈsponsive (-siv) adjective
(negative unresponsive). a responsive, kindly girl; a responsive smile; The disease is responsive to treatment.
reˈsponsively adverb
reˈsponsiveness noun
References in classic literature ?
She was so gay and responsive that one did not mind her heavy, running step, or her clattery way with pans.
Some people are born with a vital and responsive energy.
When the triumphant shout of Uncas was borne to his ears, the gratified father raised his voice in a single responsive cry, after which his busy piece alone proved that he still guarded his pass with unwearied diligence.
Its ugly and spiteful little din (heard now for the first time, perhaps, since Hepzibah's periwigged predecessor had retired from trade) at once set every nerve of her body in responsive and tumultuous vibration.
A responsive titter rose among the younger spectators; checked immediately by magnanimous applause.
Three turnkeys who entered responsive to a bell she rang, echoed the sentiment, and one added, "For the love of Liberty;" which sounded in that place like an inappropriate conclusion.
To stand in the dark in a mysterious passage of an unknown house, bawling Estella to a scornful young lady neither visible nor responsive, and feeling it a dreadful liberty so to roar out her name, was almost as bad as playing to order.
These then, though unbeheld in deep of night, Shine not in vain, nor think, though men were none, That heav'n would want spectators, God want praise; Millions of spiritual Creatures walk the Earth Unseen, both when we wake, and when we sleep: All these with ceasless praise his works behold Both day and night: how often from the steep Of echoing Hill or Thicket have we heard Celestial voices to the midnight air, Sole, or responsive each to others note Singing thir great Creator: oft in bands While they keep watch, or nightly rounding walk With Heav'nly touch of instrumental sounds In full harmonic number joind, thir songs Divide the night, and lift our thoughts to Heaven.
So exquisite is the adaptation of Bass to Treble, of Tenor to Contralto, that oftentimes the Loved Ones, though twenty thousand leagues away, recognize at once the responsive note of their destined Lover; and, penetrating the paltry obstacles of distance, Love unites the three.
Then there were pretty dresses to be made to take the place of the single leopard skin and in this she found the child as responsive and enthusiastic as any civilized miss of her acquaintance.
D'Artagnan glanced at Athos and Aramis and for the first time replied to Porthos's nudge of the knee by a nudge responsive.
Many of this strange company wore foolscaps, and had little bells appended to their garments, tinkling with a silvery sound, responsive to the inaudible music of their gleesome spirits.
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