responsive - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    quick to react in the way that is needed, suitable, or right for a particular situation

    This car’s steering is extremely responsive.

    responsive to:

    The employer was responsive to our safety concerns.

  2. 2
    showing interest or emotion in reaction to someone or something

    an energetic and responsive baby

  3. 3
    willing to reply to a question or to talk about something

    She wasn’t very responsive when I asked her how the interview had gone.

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noun [uncountable]