responsive

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French responsif, from Late Latin responsivus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈspɒnsɪv/
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AdjectiveEdit

responsive (comparative more responsive, superlative most responsive)

  1. answering, replying or responding
  2. able to receive and respond to external stimuli
  3. using antiphons; antiphonal
  4. susceptible to the feelings of others
  5. (graphical user interface) automatically resizing and repositioning elements to fit the available space
  6. (obsolete) suited to something else; correspondent
  7. (obsolete) responsible
    • 1642, Jeremy Taylor, The Sacred Order and Offices of Episcopacy or Episcopacy Asserted against the Arians and Acephali New and Old
      he [the bishop] must be responsive for all his diocese

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FrenchEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

responsive

  1. feminine singular of responsif

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

responsive

  1. inflection of responsiv:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

responsive

  1. feminine plural of responsivo

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