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Responce vs. Response

Responce

Table of contents

1. Noun

Response

Table of contents

1. Etymology
          3.1. Quotations
          3.2. Synonyms
          3.3. Derived terms

Responce

1. Noun

responce f (plural responces)

  1. Alternative form of response

Response

1. Etymology

From Middle English respounse, respons, from Old French respons, respuns, responce, ultimately from the Latin respōnsum, a nominal use of the neuter form of respōnsus, the perfect passive participle of respondeō, from re (again) + spondeō (promise).

2. Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɹɪˈspɒns/
  • Rhymes: -ɒns

3. Noun

response (plural responses)

  1. An answer or reply, or something in the nature of an answer or reply.
  2. The act of responding or replying; reply: as, to speak in response to a question.
  3. An oracular answer.
  4. (liturgics) A verse, sentence, phrase, or word said or sung by the choir or congregation in sequence or reply to the priest or officiant.
  5. (liturgics) A versicle or anthem said or sung during or after a lection; a respond or responsory.
  6. A reply to an objection in formal disputation.
  7. An online advertising performance metric representing one click-through from an online ad to its destination URL.
  8. A reaction to a stimulus or provocation.

3.1. Quotations

  • 1338, Robert Mannyng, Middle English Chronicle
    What was his respons written, I ne sauh no herd.
  • 1842, Alfred Tennyson, The Two Voices
    Then did my response clearer fall:
    "No compound of this earthly ball
    Is like another, all in all."
  • 1874, James Sully, Sensation and Intuition, p. 17.
    There seems a vast psychological interval between an emotional response to the action of some grateful stimulus and the highly complex intellectual and emotional development implied in a distinct appreciation of objective beauty.

3.2. Synonyms

  • reaction

3.3. Derived terms

  • consultary response

4. References

  • response in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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