HyperDic: response

English > 7 senses of the word response:
NOUNphenomenonresponsea result
actresponse, reactiona bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent
communicationresponse, answer, replya statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
communicationresponse, receptionthe manner in which something is greeted
communicationresponsea phrase recited or sung by the congregation following a versicle by the priest or minister
communicationresponse, replythe speech act of continuing a conversational exchange
attributeresponsethe manner in which an electrical or mechanical device responds to an input signal or a range of input signals
response > pronunciation
Soundsrihspaa'ns; riyspaa'ns
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English > response: 7 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA result.
Example"this situation developed in response to events in Africa"
NarrowerreactionA response that reveals a person's feelings or attitude
Broaderconsequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshotA phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
Spanishrespuesta
Catalanresposta
English > response: 7 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent.
Example "his responses have slowed with age"
Synonymreaction
NarroweranswerA nonverbal reaction
automatismAny reaction that occurs automatically without conscious thought or reflection (especially the undirected behavior seen in psychomotor epilepsy)
double takeA delayed reaction indicating surprise
galvanic skin response, GSR, psychogalvanic response, electrodermal response, electrical skin response, Fere phenomenon, Tarchanoff phenomenonA change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety
immune response, immune reaction, immunologic responseA bodily / bodily defense reaction that recognizes an invading substance (an antigen
kinesisA movement that is a response to a stimulus but is not oriented with respect to the source of stimulation
learned reaction, learned responseA reaction that has been acquired by learning
overreactionAn excessive reaction
passage, passingA bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another
reboundA reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration
reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reactionAn automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
taxisA locomotor response toward or away from an external stimulus by a motile (and usually simple) organism
transfusion reactionreaction of the body to a transfusion of blood that is not compatible with its own blood
tropismAn involuntary orienting response
Broaderbodily process, body process, bodily function, activityAn organic process that takes place in the body
Spanishreacción, respuesta
Catalanreacció, resposta
English > response: 7 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation.
Synonymsanswer, reply
Narrowerfeedbackresponse to an inquiry or experiment / experiment
rescriptA reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or morality
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishcontestación, dictamen, respuesta
Catalancontesta, resposta
Adjectivesresponsivecontaining or using responses
English > response: 7 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningThe manner in which something is greeted.
Synonymreception
Broadergreeting, salutation(usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
Spanishacogida, recepción, recibimiento
Catalanacollida, rebuda
English > response: 7 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA phrase recited or sung by the congregation following a versicle by the priest or minister.
BroaderphraseAn expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
Adjectivesresponsivecontaining or using responses
English > response: 7 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningThe speech act of continuing a conversational exchange.
Synonymreply
NarroweranswerThe speech act of replying to a question
counterblastA vigorous and unrestrained / unrestrained response
echoA reply that repeats what has just been said
non sequiturA reply that has no relevance to what preceded it
rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counterA quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
Broaderspeech actThe use of language to perform some act
Spanishcontestación, respuesta
Catalancontesta, resposta
English > response: 7 senses > noun 7, attribute
MeaningThe manner in which an electrical or mechanical device responds to an input signal or a range of input signals.
Broadermanner, mode, style, way, fashionHow something is done or how it happens

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