Synonyms for response

Synonyms for (noun) response

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity

Definition: an organic process that takes place in the body

Usage: respiratory activity

Synonyms: response

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

Similar words: way, style, manner, fashion, mode

Definition: how something is done or how it happens

Usage: her dignified manner; his rapid manner of talking; their nomadic mode of existence; in the characteristic New York style; a lonely way of life; in an abrasive fashion

Synonyms: response

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

Similar words: phrase

Definition: an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence

Synonyms: reception, response

Definition: the manner in which something is greeted

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

Similar words: salutation, greeting

Definition: (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: statement

Definition: a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

Usage: according to his statement he was in London on that day

Synonyms: response, reply

Definition: the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange

Usage: he growled his reply

Similar words: speech act

Definition: the use of language to perform some act

Synonyms: response

Definition: a result

Usage: this situation developed in response to events in Africa

Similar words: effect, consequence, event, issue, result, outcome, upshot

Definition: a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

Usage: the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise; his decision had depressing consequences for business; he acted very wise after the event

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