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Definitions and Synonyms of responsive | Another word for responsive | What is responsive?

Definition 1: readily reacting or replying to people or events or stimuli; showing emotion - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where responsive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • children are often the quickest and most responsive members of the audience

(responsive is similar to ...) replying

"an answering glance" "an answering smile"

(means also ...) responsive to physical stimuli

"a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch" "a sensitive voltmeter" "sensitive skin" "sensitive to light"

(means also ...) being susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others

"sensitive to the local community and its needs"

Definition 2: containing or using responses; alternating - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where responsive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • responsive reading
  • antiphonal laughter

Synonyms for responsive in the sense of this definition

Definition 3: reacting to a stimulus - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where responsive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the skin of old persons is less reactive than that of younger persons

Synonyms for responsive in the sense of this definition

(responsive is similar to ...) responsive to physical stimuli

"a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch" "a sensitive voltmeter" "sensitive skin" "sensitive to light"

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