Respondency
Respondence Re*spond"ence (-?ns), Respondency Re*spond"en*cy (-en*s?), n. The act of responding; the state of being respondent; an answering. --A. Chalmers. [1913 Webster]

The angelical soft trembling voice made To the instruments divine respondence meet. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • respondency — See respondence. * * * …   Universalium

  • respondency — rɪ spÉ‘ndÉ™nsɪ / spÉ’n n. act of responding, act of replying; reply, response, reaction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • respondency — re·spon·den·cy …   English syllables

  • respondency — noun see respondence …   Useful english dictionary

  • Respondence — Re*spond ence ( ?ns), Respondency Re*spond en*cy ( en*s?), n. The act of responding; the state of being respondent; an answering. A. Chalmers. [1913 Webster] The angelical soft trembling voice made To the instruments divine respondence meet.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • respondence — /ri spon deuhns/, n. the act of responding; response: respondence to a stimulus. Also, respondency. [1580 90; < obs. F; see RESPOND, ENCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • respondence — /rəˈspɒndəns/ (say ruh sponduhns) noun 1. the act of responding; response: respondence to a stimulus. 2. agreement; correspondence. Also, respondency …   Australian English dictionary

  • respondent — [ri spän′dənt] adj. [L respondens, prp.] responding; answering n. 1. a person who responds 2. Law the party who responds to a petition, as in equity, divorce, or appellate proceedings; the defendant in such proceedings respondence n. respondency …   English World dictionary

  • respond — v. & n. v. 1 intr. answer, give a reply. 2 intr. act or behave in an answering or corresponding manner. 3 intr. (usu. foll. by to) show sensitiveness to by behaviour or change (does not respond to kindness). 4 intr. (of a congregation) make… …   Useful english dictionary

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