Associations to the word «Respond»

Wiktionary

RESPOND, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To say something in return; to answer; to reply.
RESPOND, verb. (intransitive) To act in return; to exhibit some action or effect in return to a force or stimulus; to do something in response; to accord.
RESPOND, verb. (ambitransitive) To correspond with; to suit.
RESPOND, verb. (transitive) To satisfy; to answer.
RESPOND, noun. A response.
RESPOND, noun. A versicle or short anthem chanted at intervals during the reading of a lection.
RESPOND, noun. (architecture) A half-pillar, pilaster, or any corresponding device engaged in a wall to receive the impost of an arch.

Dictionary definition

RESPOND, verb. Show a response or a reaction to something.
RESPOND, verb. React verbally; "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".

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche