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responsive

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Adjective
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re=spon=sive
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2 in 2 verses (in OT : 2 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

responsivea. [Cf. F. resposif.].
  •  That responds; ready or inclined to respond.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Suited to something else; correspondent.  [1913 Webster]
    "The vocal lay responsive to the strings."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Responsible.  Jer. Taylor.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

responsive, adj.
1 (often foll. by to) responding readily (to some influence).
2 sympathetic; impressionable.
3 a answering. b by way of answer.
4 (of a liturgy etc.) using responses.

Derivative
responsively adv. responsiveness n.
Etymology
F responsif -ive or LL responsivus (as RESPOND)

THESAURUS

responsive

accessible, acquiescent, adaptable, adaptive, agreeable, alacritous, alert, alive, allergic, amenable, anaphylactic, answering, antiphonal, ardent, bendable, bending, bouncy, buoyant, communicating, communicational, communicative, communional, compassionate, compliant, confutative, consenting, content, conversational, cooperative, delicate, disposed, docile, ductile, eager, echoic, echoing, elastic, emotionable, empathetic, empathic, enthusiastic, extensible, extensile, fabricable, facile, fain, favorable, favorably disposed, favorably inclined, fictile, flexible, flexile, flexuous, formable, formative, forward, game, giving, goosy, hyperesthetic, hyperpathic, hypersensitive, impressible, impressionable, in the mind, in the mood, inclined, influenceable, interacting, interactional, interactive, intercommunicational, intercommunicative, intercommunional, interresponsive, interrogative, interrogatory, irritable, itchy, keen, kindhearted, like putty, limber, linguistic, lissome, lithe, lithesome, lively, malleable, minded, moldable, movable, nervous, open, open-minded, oral, overrefined, oversensible, oversensitive, overtender, passible, persuadable, persuasible, pervious, plastic, pliable, pliant, predisposed, prickly, prompt, prone, questioning, quick, reacting, reactionary, reactive, ready, ready and willing, receptive, reechoing, refined, reflex, reflexive, refluent, refutative, rejoining, replying, resilient, respondent, responding, retroactionary, retroactive, returning, revulsive, sensible, sensile, sensitive, sequacious, shapable, sharp, skittish, soft, softhearted, speech, springy, stretch, stretchable, stretchy, suasible, submissive, suggestible, supersensitive, supple, susceptible, susceptive, swayable, sympathetic, tactful, telepathic, tender, tenderhearted, tetchy, thin-skinned, ticklish, touchy, tractable, tractile, transmissional, verbal, warm, warmhearted, weak, well-disposed, well-inclined, whippy, wide-awake, willed, willing, willinghearted, willowy, yielding, zealous

ROGET THESAURUS

responsive

Answer

N answer, response, reply, replication, riposte, rejoinder, surrejoinder, rebutter, surrebutter, retort, repartee, rescript, rescription, antiphon, antiphony, acknowledgment, password, echo, counter statement, discovery, solution, rationale, clue, Oedipus, oracle, return, answering, responsive, respondent, conclusive, because, on the scent, on the right scent, Int, eureka!.


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