[ UK /ɹɪspˈɒnd/ ]
[ US /ɹiˈspɑnd, ɹɪˈspɑnd/ ]
  1. show a response or a reaction to something
  2. react verbally
    She didn't want to answer
    We answered that we would accept the invitation
    answer the question
  3. respond favorably or as hoped
    The cancer responded to the aggressive therapy
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How To Use respond In A Sentence

  • Does the name on the envelope correspond with the name on the letter inside?
  • It had multiple shooters, multiple locations, mobile threats, willingness to fight the first responders and follow-on SWAT/commando units, well-equipped and well-trained operatives, and a willingness to die. Cliff Schecter: The Terrorist and the Terror Watch List
  • Since interviewers represent the interface between the research and the respondent, they have an important role in maximizing the response rate for the survey.
  • He made the declarations while responding to reporters' questions on the bilateral debt forgiveness agreement during yesterday's post-Cabinet news conference at Whitehall.
  • Not lords nor proletariats nor bishops nor husbands nor co-respondents nor virgins nor adultresses nor uncles nor noses. Touch and Go
  • The position of the respondent husband may also be briefly stated.
  • The BBC correspondent says anti - piracy mission is controversial in Japan because of its pacifist post - War constitution.
  • But the main thrust of correspondence focused on the future of a particular medical practice.
  • Volumes of exchanges have been taking place over what some of these correspondents have called the militarisation of Haiti by international forces, many of the voices sounding off against it. TrinidadExpress Today's News
  • Guardian International correspondent Jonathan Steele called Bush's and Blair's denial of the horrors attending the Iraq civil war "Panglossian" - referring to the ever optimistic Dr. Pangloss of Voltaire's novel Candide who, at every disaster, proclaims that ours is the best of all possible worlds. Surge to Purge: The 80% Solution in Iraq
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