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I think one of the strengths of Wisconsin's economy is it's diversity - and in making sure that we're doing everything we can to have a state government that's responsive to that and being here and encouraging people to expand their businesses here.
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Meaning of "responsive" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RESPONSIVE

responsive  [rɪˈspɒnsɪv] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RESPONSIVE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Responsive is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES RESPONSIVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Responsiveness

Responsiveness as a concept of computer science refers to the specific ability of a system or functional unit to complete assigned tasks within a given time. For example, it would refer to the ability of an artificial intelligence system to understand and carry out its tasks in a timely fashion. It is one of the criteria under the principle of robustness. The other three are observability, recoverability, and task conformance.

Definition of responsive in the English dictionary

The definition of responsive in the dictionary is reacting or replying quickly or favourably, as to a suggestion, initiative, etc. Other definition of responsive is reacting to a stimulus.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RESPONSIVE


apprehensive
ˌæprɪˈhɛnsɪv
comprehensive
ˌkɒmprɪˈhɛnsɪv
corresponsive
ˌkɒrɪˈspɒnsɪv
defensive
dɪˈfɛnsɪv
expansive
ɪkˈspænsɪv
expensive
ɪkˈspɛnsɪv
extensive
ɪkˈstɛnsɪv
hyperresponsive
ˌhaɪpərɪˈspɒnsɪv
hypertensive
ˌhaɪpəˈtensɪv
inexpensive
ˌɪnɪkˈspɛnsɪv
intensive
ɪnˈtɛnsɪv
irresponsive
ˌɪrɪˈspɒnsɪv
nonresponsive
ˌnɒnrɪˈspɒnsɪv
normotensive
ˌnɔːməʊˈtɛnsɪv
offensive
əˈfɛnsɪv
pensive
ˈpɛnsɪv
prehensive
prɪˈhensɪv
suspensive
səˈspɛnsɪv
tensive
ˈtɛnsɪv
unresponsive
ˌʌnrɪˈspɒnsɪv

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RESPONSIVE

response
response time
response variable
responseless
responser
responsibilities
responsibility
responsibility allowance
responsibility payment
responsible
responsibleness
responsibly
responsions
responsively
responsiveness
responsor
responsorial
responsories
responsory
responsum

WORDS THAT END LIKE RESPONSIVE

ascensive
capital-intensive
charm offensive
coextensive
distensive
energy-intensive
exclusive
hypotensive
inapprehensive
incomprehensive
inoffensive
labour-intensive
misapprehensive
on the defensive
ostensive
peace offensive
reprehensive
self-defensive
the offensive
unexpensive
unoffensive

Synonyms and antonyms of responsive in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «RESPONSIVE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «responsive» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of responsive

Translation of «responsive» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RESPONSIVE

Find out the translation of responsive to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of responsive from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «responsive» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

敏感的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sensible
570 millions of speakers

English

responsive
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उत्तरदायी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

استجابة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

реагировать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

receptivo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রতিক্রিয়াশীল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

réactif
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Responsif
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ansprechbar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

反応のよい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

쉽게 넘어가는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Responsif
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đáp ứng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பதிலளிக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रतिसाद
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

duyarlı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

che reagisce
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

reaguje
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

реагувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

receptiv
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανταποκρίνεται
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

reageer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mottaglig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

responsive
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of responsive

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RESPONSIVE»

The term «responsive» is very widely used and occupies the 10.623 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RESPONSIVE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about responsive

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10 QUOTES WITH «RESPONSIVE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word responsive.
1
Cleveland Abbe
As a great man's influence never ends, so also there is not definite finality, no end, to a great survey; it runs along for centuries, ever responsive to the strain of the increasing needs of a growing population and an enlarging domain.
2
Greg Anderson
Wellness is not a 'medical fix' but a way of living - a lifestyle sensitive and responsive to all the dimensions of body, mind, and spirit, an approach to life we each design to achieve our highest potential for well-being now and forever.
3
George Pierce Baker
Sensitive, responsive, eagerly welcomed everywhere, the drama, holding the mirror up to nature, by laughter and by tears reveals to mankind the world of men.
4
Tom Barrett
I think one of the strengths of Wisconsin's economy is it's diversity - and in making sure that we're doing everything we can to have a state government that's responsive to that and being here and encouraging people to expand their businesses here.
5
David Brock
The truth is that the more responsible the media outlet, the more responsive they are to constructive criticism.
6
John Byrne
John Conyers' office has been very responsive to citizen concerns and the Internet has presented a way to communicate with them in a way that's never before been there.
7
Jacques Chirac
France will insist on the need for updated and responsive institutions.
8
Kate Chopin
Some people are born with a vital and responsive energy. It not only enables them to keep abreast of the times; it qualifies them to furnish in their own personality a good bit of the motive power to the mad pace.
9
Jim Cramer
The corporate killer downsizing is directly responsive to what the mutual funds have wanted.
10
Nathan Deal
In his 4 years in the White House, President Carter worked to make the Federal Government more competent and compassionate and more responsive to the American people.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RESPONSIVE»

Discover the use of responsive in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to responsive and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Responsive Chord: How radio and TV manipulate you… who ...
Utilizes the resonance principle to explain the ways in which the electronic media is reviving nonlinear communication in modern society
Tony Schwartz, 1974
2
Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3
This book will lead you, step by step and with illustrative screenshots, through a real example.
Ben Frain, 2012
3
Culturally Responsive Teaching: Theory, Research, and Practice
This bestselling text has been extensively revised to include expanded coverage of student ethnic groups: African and Latino Americans as well as Asian and Native Americans as well as new material on culturally diverse communication, ...
Geneva Gay, 2010
4
Climate Responsive Design: A Study of Buildings in Moderate ...
The book focuses on tropical climate but some of the theory can be applied to other climates; the difference in application is clearly delineated.
Richard Hyde, 2013
5
Responsive School Discipline: Essentials for Elementary ...
In Responsive School Discipline two experienced administrators offer practical strategies for building a safe, calm, and respectful school-strategies based on deep respect for children and for staff.
Chip Wood, Babs Freeman-Loftis, 2011
6
The Responsive Museum: Working with Audiences in the ...
The Responsive Museum interrogates the thinking, policies and practices that underpin the educational role of the museum.
Ms Caroline Lang, Vicky Woollard, Mr John Reeve, 2012
7
Responsive Regulation : Transcending the Deregulation ...
This book transcends current debate on government regulation by lucidly outlining how regulations can be a fruitful combination of persuasion and sanctions.
Ian Ayres William K. Townsend Professor of Law Yale Law School, John Braithwaite Professorial Fellow in the Research School of Social Sciences Australian National University, 1992
8
Responsive Environments: A Manual for Designers
By means of sketches and diagrams, it shows how they may be designed in to places or buildings. This is a practical book about architecture and urban design.
Ian Bentley, 1985
9
Implementing Responsive Design: Building sites for an ...
Implementing Responsive Design is a practical examination of how this fundamental shift affects the way we design and build our sites.
Tim Kadlec, 2012
10
Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and ...
This professional resource provides teachers with strategies and suggestions to support their culturally and linguistically diverse students.
Sharroky Hollie, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RESPONSIVE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term responsive is used in the context of the following news items.
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Why SMBs Should Invest in a Mobile Responsive Website
“A lot of SMBs are resistant to upgrading their website to be responsive. They'll all tell you that SEO is a priority, and they want to rank high in the search results, ... «IT Business Edge, May 15»
2
BBC News switches PC users to responsive site
The desktop version of the BBC News website has been switched off, and all visitors are now being directed to a newer, responsive design. The new site adapts ... «BBC News, Mar 15»
3
Global Business Leaders Launch Responsive.org
NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global business leaders have come together to launch Responsive.org - a community promoting and enabling ... «PR Newswire, Feb 15»
4
Final Tally: 2014's Midterm Was Most Expensive, With Fewer Donors
5, the Center for Responsive Politics projected the 2014 election would be the most expensive midterm ever based on how much was spent through early ... «Center for Responsive Politics, Feb 15»
5
Digitally Minded Bank Goes All-In on Responsive Design, Moven
To create Westpac One, the bank used responsive design. That means it built one set of web pages that automatically detect the kind of device they're being ... «American Banker, Feb 15»
6
The Importance of Responsive Web Design for SMB Sites
While there are a number of acceptable strategies for mobile-friendly web design, I believe that for the majority of local businesses responsive design is the best ... «Street Fight, Jan 15»
7
One Member of Congress = 18 American Households: Lawmakers …
It would take the combined wealth of more than 18 American households to equal the value of a single federal lawmaker's household, the Center for Responsive ... «Center for Responsive Politics, Jan 15»
8
Overall Spending Inches Up in 2014: Megadonors Equip Outside …
This Center for Responsive Politics report is part of #Money14, a series of independent reports exposing the role of money in American politics. Join us for an ... «Center for Responsive Politics, Oct 14»
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Election to Cost Nearly $4 Billion, CRP Projects, Topping Previous …
Almost $4 billion will be spent for this year's midterm election, the Center for Responsive Politics is projecting. That figure makes this year's election by far the ... «Center for Responsive Politics, Oct 14»
10
NetSuite Responsive Web Design Enables Businesses To …
"Our new responsive site ensures that our customers are getting the best experience ... For more information about the NetSuite Venda responsive web design ... «MarketWatch, Oct 14»

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