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Wikipedia

  • 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.

Wiktionary

  • Response (noun)

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

  • Response (noun)

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

  • Response (noun)

    An oracular answer.

  • Response (noun)

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

  • Response (noun)

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

  • Response (noun)

    A reply to an objection in formal disputation.

  • Response (noun)

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

  • Response (noun)

    A reaction to a stimulus or provocation.

  • Respond (verb)

    To say something in return; to answer; to reply.

    "to respond to a question or an argument"

  • Respond (verb)

    To act in return; to carry out an action or in return to a force or stimulus; to do something in response

  • Respond (verb)

    To correspond with; to suit.

  • Respond (verb)

    To satisfy; to answer.

    "The prisoner was held to respond the judgment of the court."

  • Respond (noun)

    A response.

  • Respond (noun)

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

  • Respond (noun)

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

Oxford Dictionary

  • Response (noun)

    a verbal or written answer

    "there was laughter at his response to the question"

    "we received 400 applications in response to one job ad"

  • Response (noun)

    an answer to a question in a test, questionnaire, etc.

    "table 3.1 shows the mean number of correct responses given by each age group"

  • Response (noun)

    a part of a religious liturgy said or sung by a congregation in answer to a minister or cantor.

  • Response (noun)

    a reaction to something

    "an extended, jazzy piano solo drew the biggest response from the crowd"

    "an Honours degree course in Japanese has been established in response to an increasing demand"

  • Response (noun)

    an excitation of a nerve impulse caused by a change or event; a physical reaction to a specific stimulus or situation

    "we unwittingly induce Pavlovian-type responses in dogs by establishing a rigid routine for feeding"

    "there is considerable species variation in the stomach's response to alcohol"

  • Response (noun)

    the way in which a mechanical or electrical device responds to a stimulus or stimuli

    "the throttle response from the 1870 cc engine is almost petrol sharp"

  • Response (noun)

    a bid made in answer to one's partner's preceding bid.

Webster Dictionary

  • Response (noun)

    The act of responding.

  • Response (noun)

    An answer or reply.

  • Respond (verb)

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

  • Respond (verb)

    To show some effect in return to a force; to act in response; to accord; to correspond; to suit.

  • Respond (verb)

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

  • Respond

    To answer; to reply.

  • Respond

    To suit or accord with; to correspond to.

  • Respond (noun)

    An answer; a response.

  • Respond (noun)

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

  • Respond (noun)

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

Princeton's WordNet

  • Response (noun)

    a result;

    "this situation developed in response to events in Africa"

  • Response (noun)

    a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some foregoing stimulus or agent;

    "a bad reaction to the medicine"

    "his responses have slowed with age"

  • Response (noun)

    a statement (either spoken or written) that is made in 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"

  • Response (noun)

    the manner in which something is greeted;

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

  • Response (noun)

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

  • Response (noun)

    the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange;

    "he growled his reply"

  • Respond (verb)

    show a response or a reaction to something

  • Respond (verb)

    reply or respond to;

    "She didn't want to answer"

    "answer the question"

    "We answered that we would accept the invitation"

  • Respond (verb)

    respond favorably or as hoped;

    "The cancer responded to the aggressive therapy"

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