Responsive Re*spon"sive (-s?v), a. [Cf. F. resposif.] 1. That responds; ready or inclined to respond. [1913 Webster]

2. Suited to something else; correspondent. [1913 Webster]

The vocal lay responsive to the strings. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. Responsible. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] -- {Re*spon"sive*ly}, adv. -- {Re*spon"sive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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