Associations to the word «Respondent»


RESPONDENT, noun. (legal) 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.
RESPONDENT, noun. One who responds. See also correspondent.
RESPONDENT, noun. Person that participates in research involving questionnaires.
RESPONDENT, adjective. Disposed or expected to respond; answering; according; corresponding.

Dictionary definition

RESPONDENT, noun. The codefendant (especially in a divorce proceeding) who is accused of adultery with the corespondent.
RESPONDENT, noun. Someone who responds.
RESPONDENT, adjective. Replying; "an answering glance"; "an answering smile".

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza