Definitions of response

  1. a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some foregoing stimulus or agent; "a bad reaction to the medicine"; "his responses have slowed with age" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the manner in which something is greeted; "she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange; "he growled his reply" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a result; "this situation developed in response to events in Africa" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a phrase recited or sung by the congregation following a versicle by the priest or minister Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. The act of responding. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Reply to an objection in formal disputation. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The answer of the people or congregation to the priest or clergyman, in the litany and other parts of divine service. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A kind of anthem sung after the lessons of matins and some other parts of the office. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A repetition of the given subject in a fugue by another part on the fifth above or fourth below. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. The act of answering; reply; an act or feeling called forth by something; as, a response to an appeal for the Red Cross. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. A reply: an oracular answer: the answer made by the congregation, the acolytes within the sanctuary, or the choir to the priest or minister during divine service: reply to an objection in a formal disputation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Answer; reply. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. An answer; reply. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. Reply; a reply; in the litany, the answer of the people or congregation to the priest; in the Rom. Cath. Church, a kind of anthem sung after the morning lesson. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for response

  1. Once more there was no response – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  2. Stoller seemed about to answer; he hesitated; and before he had made any response the curtain rose. – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells