Definitions for Responserɪˈspɒns
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an answer; reply; rejoinder.
any behavior of a living organism that results from an external or internal stimulus.
a verse, sentence, phrase, or word said or sung by the choir or congregation in reply to the officiant in a religious service.
* Syn: See answer.
Origin of response:
1250–1300; ME respounse < MF respons < L respōnsum, n. use of neut. ptp. of respondēre to respond
"this situation developed in response to events in Africa"
a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent
"a bad reaction to the medicine"; "his responses have slowed with age"
answer, reply, response(noun)
a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
"I waited several days for his answer"; "he wrote replies to several of his critics"
the manner in which something is greeted
"she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors"
a phrase recited or sung by the congregation following a versicle by the priest or minister
the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange
"he growled his reply"
the manner in which an electrical or mechanical device responds to an input signal or a range of input signals
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a reaction or answer
the government's response to the report
as a result or reaction to
A new unit was set up in response to the demand for service.
a reply to a letter or email
I got/received no response to my email.
An answer or reply, or something in the nature of an answer or reply.
The act of responding or replying; reply: as, to speak in response to a question.
An oracular answer.
(liturgics) A verse, sentence, phrase, or word said or sung by the choir or congregation in sequence or reply to the priest or officiant.
(liturgics) A versicle or anthem said or sung during or after a lection; a respond or responsory.
A reply to an objection in formal disputation.
An online advertising performance metric representing one click-through from an online ad to its destination URL
Origin: ultimately from the responsum, a nominal use of the neuter form of responsus, the perfect passive participle of respondeo, from re + spondeo.
the act of responding
an answer or reply
reply to an objection in formal disputation
the answer of the people or congregation to the priest or clergyman, in the litany and other parts of divine service
a kind of anthem sung after the lessons of matins and some other parts of the office
a repetition of the given subject in a fugue by another part on the fifth above or fourth below
Translations for Response
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a reply or reaction
Our letters have never met with any response; My suggestions met with little response.
- رَد، جَواب، إجابَهArabic
- respostaPortuguese (BR)
- odpověď, reakceCzech
- die AntwortGerman
- svar; reaktionDanish
- απάντηση, ανταπόκριση, αντίδρασηGreek
- respuesta; reacciónSpanish
- پاسخ؛ واکنشFarsi
- réponse, réactionFrench
- תְּשוּבָה, תְּגוּבָהHebrew
- tanggapan, responsIndonesian
- svar, viðbragðIcelandic
- risposta, reazioneItalian
- atsakymas, reakcijaLithuanian
- reakcija; atbilde; atsaucībaLatvian
- respons, reaksjonNorwegian
- reakcja, odpowiedźPolish
- پاسخ؛ واکنشPersian
- ځواب، غبر ګون، عكس العلPashto
- răspuns; reacţieRomanian
- ответ; откликRussian
- odpoveď, reakciaSlovak
- svar, gensvarSwedish
- คำตอบ; การตอบสนองThai
- cevap, tepkiTurkish
- 回答Chinese (Trad.)
- sự trả lời; sự phản ứngVietnamese
- 回答Chinese (Simp.)
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