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Responder vs. Respondent

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Respondernoun

A person that responds to an emergency situation or other calling.

‘911 responders arrived at the scene within five minutes after the call.’;

Respondentnoun

(legal) The person who answers for the defendant in a case before a court. In some legal systems, when one appeals a criminal case, one names the original court as defendant, but the state is the respondent.

Respondernoun

someone who responds

Respondentnoun

One who responds.

Respondentnoun

The person replying to a questionnaire.

Respondentadjective

Disposed or expected to respond; answering; according; corresponding.

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Respondentadjective

Disposed or expected to respond; answering; according; corresponding.

‘Wealth respondent to payment and contributions.’;

Respondentnoun

One who responds. It corresponds in general to defendant.

Respondentnoun

the codefendant (especially in a divorce proceeding) who is accused of adultery with the corespondent

Respondentnoun

someone who responds

Respondentadjective

replying;

‘an answering glance’; ‘an answering smile’;

Respondentnoun

a party against whom a petition is filed, especially one in an appeal or a divorce case.

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Respondentnoun

a person who replies to something, especially one supplying information for a questionnaire or responding to an advertisement

‘most respondents to our questionnaire considered their practices to be in accordance with current medical guidelines’;

Respondentadjective

in the position of a party defending against a petition

‘the respondent defendant’;

Respondentadjective

replying to something

‘the respondent firms in the survey’;

Respondentadjective

involving or denoting a response, especially a conditioned reflex, to a specific stimulus.

Respondent

A respondent is a person who is called upon to issue a response to a communication made by another. The term is used in legal contexts, in survey methodology, and in psychological conditioning.

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