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Respond vs. Revert — What's the Difference?

Respond vs. Revert — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Respond and Revert

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Respond

A respond is a half-pier or half-pillar which is bonded into a wall and designed to carry the springer at one end of an arch.
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Revert

To go back to a former condition, practice, subject, or belief
A meadow reverting to forest.
A reformed shoplifter reverting to old habits.
A speaker reverting to her opening remarks.
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Respond

To make a reply; answer
Respond to an email.
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Revert

To resume using something that has been disused
Had to revert to the typewriter when the computer failed.
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Respond

To act in return or in answer
Firefighters responding to a call.
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Revert

(Law) To be returned to the former owner or to the former owner's heirs. Used of money or property.
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Respond

To react to a stimulus or to a treatment, especially in a favorable way
Tumors that responded to radiation.
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Revert

(Genetics) To undergo reversion.
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Respond

To give as a reply; answer.
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Revert

Chiefly South Asian To reply.
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Respond

A pilaster or half-pier engaged to a wall and carrying one end of an arch or groin, often at the end of an arcade.
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Revert

To cause to go back to a former condition, practice, subject, or belief
"The doctor was reverted to the rank of Assistant Surgeon" (George Orwell).
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Respond

To say something in return; to answer; to reply.
To respond to a question or an argument
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Revert

(Law) To return (an estate, for example) to the grantor or the grantor's heirs or successor.
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Respond

(intransitive) To act in return; to carry out an action or in return to a force or stimulus; to do something in response.
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Revert

One who, or that which, reverts.
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Respond

(ambitransitive) To correspond with; to suit.
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Revert

(religion) One who reverts to that religion which he had adhered to before having converted to another
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Respond

(transitive) To satisfy; to answer.
The prisoner was held to respond the judgment of the court.
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Revert

A convert to Islam.
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Respond

(intransitive) To be liable for payment.
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Revert

(computing) The act of reversion (of e.g. a database transaction or source control repository) to an earlier state.
We've found that git reverts are at least an order of magnitude faster than SVN reverse merges.
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Respond

A response.
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Revert

The skateboard maneuver of rotating the board 180 degrees or more while the wheels remain on the ground.
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Respond

A versicle or short anthem chanted at intervals during the reading of a lection.
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Revert

To turn back, or turn to the contrary; to reverse.
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Respond

(architecture) A half-pillar, pilaster, or any corresponding device engaged in a wall to receive the impost of an arch.
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Revert

To throw back; to reflect; to reverberate.
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Respond

To say somethin in return; to answer; to reply; as, to respond to a question or an argument.
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Revert

(transitive) To cause to return to a former condition.
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Respond

To show some effect in return to a force; to act in response; to accord; to correspond; to suit.
A new affliction strings a new cord in the heart, which responds to some new note of complaint within the wide scale of human woe.
To every theme responds thy various lay.
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Revert

To return; to come back.
If they attack, we will revert to the bunker.
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Respond

To render satisfaction; to be answerable; as, the defendant is held to respond in damages.
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Revert

(intransitive) To return to the possession of.
When a book goes out of print, rights revert from the publisher to the author.
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Respond

To answer; to reply.
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Revert

Of an estate: To return to its former owner, or to his or her heirs, when a grant comes to an end.
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Respond

To suit or accord with; to correspond to.
For his great deeds respond his speeches great.
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Revert

(transitive) To cause (a property or rights) to return to the previous owner.
Sometimes a publisher will automatically revert rights back to an author once a book has gone out of print.
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Respond

An answer; a response.
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Revert

(intransitive) To return to a former practice, condition, belief, etc.
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Respond

A short anthem sung at intervals during the reading of a chapter.
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Revert

To return to an earlier or primitive type or state; to take on the traits or characters of an ancestral type.
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Respond

A half pier or pillar attached to a wall to support an arch.
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Revert

(intransitive) To change back, as from a soluble to an insoluble state or the reverse.
Phosphoric acid in certain fertilizers reverts.
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Respond

Show a response or a reaction to something
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Revert

(intransitive) To take up again or return to a previous topic.
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Respond

Reply or respond to;
She didn't want to answer
Answer the question
We answered that we would accept the invitation
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Revert

To convert to Islam.
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Respond

Respond favorably or as hoped;
The cancer responded to the aggressive therapy
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Revert

To reply (to correspondence, for example).
Please revert before Monday.
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Revert

To treat (a series, such as y = a + bx + cx2 + ..., where one variable y is expressed in powers of a second variable x), so as to find the second variable x expressed in a series arranged in powers of y.
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Revert

To turn back, or to the contrary; to reverse.
Till happy chance revert the cruel scence.
The tumbling stream . . . Reverted, plays in undulating flow.
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Revert

To throw back; to reflect; to reverberate.
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Revert

To return; to come back.
So that my arrowsWould have reverted to my bow again.
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Revert

To return to the proprietor after the termination of a particular estate granted by him.
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Revert

To return, wholly or in part, towards some preëxistent form; to take on the traits or characters of an ancestral type.
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Revert

To change back, as from a soluble to an insoluble state or the reverse; thus, phosphoric acid in certain fertilizers reverts.
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Revert

One who, or that which, reverts.
An active promoter in making the East Saxons converts, or rather reverts, to the faith.
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Revert

Go back to a previous state;
We reverted to the old rules
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Revert

Undergo reversion, as in a mutation
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