HyperDic: respond

English > 3 senses of the word respond:
VERBcognitionrespond, reactshow a response or a reaction to something
communicationrespond, answer, replyreact verbally
cognitionrespondrespond favorably or as hoped
respond > pronunciation
Soundsrihspaa'nd; riyspaa'nd
Rhymesabscond ... wand: 13 rhymes with aand...
English > respond: 3 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningshow a response or a reaction to something.
PatternSomebody ----s; Something ----s to somebody; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymreact
Narroweracceptreact favorably to
acceptBe sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal
accept, consent, go forGive an affirmative reply to
answerrespond to a signal
answerreact to a stimulus or command
bristlereact in an offended or angry manner
explodeshow a violent emotional reaction
flip, flip outReact in an excited, delighted, or surprised way
greetreact to in a certain way
notice, acknowledgeExpress recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with
overreactshow an exaggerated response to something
refuse, declineshow unwillingness towards
resist, reject, refuseresist immunologically the introduction of some foreign / foreign tissue or organ
respondrespond favorably or as hoped
stoolreact to a decoy, of wildfowl
treatRegard or consider in a specific way
wonder, marvelBe amazed at
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishcontestar, reaccionar, responder
Catalancontestar, reaccionar, respondre
Adjectivesrespondentreplying
responsivereadily reacting or replying to people or events or stimuli
Nounsrespondent, respondersomeone who responds
English > respond: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningReact verbally.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s to somebody
ModelThey respond that there was a traffic accident
Synonymsanswer, reply
Entailed byfeed backrespond to a query or outcome
Narrowerbridlerespond to the reins, as of horses
call backReturn or repeat a telephone call
counterspeak in response
fieldanswer adequately or successfully
retort, come back, repay, return, riposte, rejoinanswer back
sassanswer back in an impudent / impudent or insolent manner
Broaderstate, say, tellExpress in words / words
Spanishcontestar, reaccionar, repetir, replicar, responder
Catalancontestar, reaccionar, replicar, respondre
Nounsrespondent, respondersomeone who responds
English > respond: 3 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningrespond favorably or as hoped.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The cancer responded to the aggressive therapy"
Broaderreact, respondshow a response or a reaction to something
Spanishresponder
Nounsrespondersomeone who responds

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