[kawr-uh-spon-siv, kor-]


responsive to effort or impulse; answering.

Nearby words

  1. correspondent,
  2. correspondent bank,
  3. corresponding,
  4. corresponding angles,
  5. correspondingly,
  6. corrida,
  7. corrido,
  8. corridor,
  9. corridor of uncertainty,
  10. corridors of power

Origin of corresponsive

1600–10; < Medieval Latin corrēspons(us) (past participle of corrēspondēre to correspond, equivalent to corrēspond- verb stem + -tus past participle suffix) + -ive

Related formscor·re·spon·sive·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019