What does response mean?

Definitions for response
rɪˈspɒnsre·sponse

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word response.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. responsenoun

    a result

    "this situation developed in response to events in Africa"

  2. reaction, responsenoun

    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"

  3. answer, reply, responsenoun

    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"

  4. reception, responsenoun

    the manner in which something is greeted

    "she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors"

  5. responsenoun

    a phrase recited or sung by the congregation following a versicle by the priest or minister

  6. reply, responsenoun

    the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange

    "he growled his reply"

  7. responsenoun

    the manner in which an electrical or mechanical device responds to an input signal or a range of input signals

Wiktionary

  1. responsenoun

    An answer or reply, or something in the nature of an answer or reply.

    Etymology: ultimately from the responsum, a nominal use of the neuter form of responsus, the perfect passive participle of respondeo, from re + spondeo.

  2. responsenoun

    The act of responding or replying; reply: as, to speak in response to a question.

    Etymology: ultimately from the responsum, a nominal use of the neuter form of responsus, the perfect passive participle of respondeo, from re + spondeo.

  3. responsenoun

    An oracular answer.

    Etymology: ultimately from the responsum, a nominal use of the neuter form of responsus, the perfect passive participle of respondeo, from re + spondeo.

  4. responsenoun

    (liturgics) A verse, sentence, phrase, or word said or sung by the choir or congregation in sequence or reply to the priest or officiant.

    Etymology: ultimately from the responsum, a nominal use of the neuter form of responsus, the perfect passive participle of respondeo, from re + spondeo.

  5. responsenoun

    (liturgics) A versicle or anthem said or sung during or after a lection; a respond or responsory.

    Etymology: ultimately from the responsum, a nominal use of the neuter form of responsus, the perfect passive participle of respondeo, from re + spondeo.

  6. responsenoun

    A reply to an objection in formal disputation.

    Etymology: ultimately from the responsum, a nominal use of the neuter form of responsus, the perfect passive participle of respondeo, from re + spondeo.

  7. responsenoun

    An online advertising performance metric representing one click-through from an online ad to its destination URL

    Etymology: ultimately from the responsum, a nominal use of the neuter form of responsus, the perfect passive participle of respondeo, from re + spondeo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Responsenoun

    the act of responding

    Etymology: [OF. response, respons, F. rponse, from L. responsum, from respondere. See Respond.]

  2. Responsenoun

    an answer or reply

    Etymology: [OF. response, respons, F. rponse, from L. responsum, from respondere. See Respond.]

  3. Responsenoun

    reply to an objection in formal disputation

    Etymology: [OF. response, respons, F. rponse, from L. responsum, from respondere. See Respond.]

  4. Responsenoun

    the answer of the people or congregation to the priest or clergyman, in the litany and other parts of divine service

    Etymology: [OF. response, respons, F. rponse, from L. responsum, from respondere. See Respond.]

  5. Responsenoun

    a kind of anthem sung after the lessons of matins and some other parts of the office

    Etymology: [OF. response, respons, F. rponse, from L. responsum, from respondere. See Respond.]

  6. Responsenoun

    a repetition of the given subject in a fugue by another part on the fifth above or fourth below

    Etymology: [OF. response, respons, F. rponse, from L. responsum, from respondere. See Respond.]

Editors Contribution

  1. response

    An accurate, perfect, efficient and effective reply to a form of communication.

    The gave a response to the social media message and said they are delighted to attend the wedding.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 11, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'response' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #991

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'response' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1548

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'response' in Nouns Frequency: #348

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of response in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of response in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of response in a Sentence

  1. James Jay Carafano:

    The Heritage Foundation Vice President for National Security and James Jay Carafano joins Jon Scott to discuss the ongoing questions about the North Korean leader and China's coronavirus response. Weve now gone through three generations of change in this country with some degree of consistency on that.

  2. Helen Petousis-Harris:

    It's about being a good global citizen really, in that we all have to do our bit, i don't think that the response here has been a shining example. Because first of all we were aware of the possibility or the potential for this and that's been the case for a long time.

  3. Senator Harris:

    My response is, with due respect and being polite, that President Donald Trump's just incorrect.

  4. Vikrant Parsai:

    A man’s character may be judged by how he gives you response to the same question asked by you the third time.

  5. District Attorney Gordon McLaughlin:

    The statements on the videos are very concerning, i will consider those statements -- along with all relevant evidence compiled by the( Critical Incident Response Team) -- in making a charging decision.

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