Definitions for response

Definitions for (noun) response

Main entry: reaction, response

Definition: a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent

Usage: a bad reaction to the medicine; his responses have slowed with age

Main entry: response

Definition: the manner in which an electrical or mechanical device responds to an input signal or a range of input signals

Main entry: response

Definition: a phrase recited or sung by the congregation following a versicle by the priest or minister

Main entry: reception, response

Definition: the manner in which something is greeted

Usage: she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors

Main entry: reply, response, answer

Definition: a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation

Usage: I waited several days for his answer; he wrote replies to several of his critics

Main entry: response, reply

Definition: the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange

Usage: he growled his reply

Main entry: response

Definition: a result

Usage: this situation developed in response to events in Africa

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