response

  • 1 response — re‧sponse [rɪˈspɒns ǁ rɪˈspɑːns] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] something done as a reaction to something that has happened: • The company s difficulties have touched off widely differing responses among its five largest shareholders. response… …

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  • 2 response — Response, Responsum, Responsio. Response doubteuse, Responsum medium. Avoir response, Responsum ferre. Bailler response, Responsum dare. Donner response sur le champ, In numerato habere responsum. Faire response, Dare responsum. Rapporter… …

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  • 3 Response — steht für: Response, das Verhalten eines Menschen infolge von aufgenommenen Reizen, siehe Reiz Reaktions Modell Response, die Reibung der Schnur an der Innenseite eines Yo Yos Response (Judentum), rechtliche Anfragen an eine jüdische halachische… …

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  • 4 Response — Re*sponse (r?*sp?ns ), n. [OF. response, respons, F. r[ e]ponse, from L. responsum, from respondere. See {Respond}.] 1. The act of responding. [1913 Webster] 2. An answer or reply. Specifically: (a) Reply to an objection in formal disputation. I …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 response — I noun acknowledgment, answer, antiphon, countercharge, counterstatement, explanation, plea, reaction, rebuttal, rejoinder, replication, reply, respondence, responsal, retort, return, riposte, surrebutter, surrejoinder II index acknowledgment… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 response — Response. s. f. Ce qu on respond. Bonne, pertinente réponse. réponse positive, precise. réponse favorable, sotte, impertinente, ridicule. méchante réponse. cette réponse ne satisfait pas. cette réponse est categorique, n est pas categorique.… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 7 response — c.1300, from L. responsum answer, prop. neut. pp. of respondere to respond (see RESPOND (Cf. respond)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 response — answer, reply, rejoinder, retort (see under ANSWER vb 1) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 response — [n] answer, reaction acknowledgment, antiphon, back talk*, comeback, counter, double take*, echo, feedback, hit, kickback*, knee jerk reaction*, lip*, rejoinder, reply, respond, retort, return, reverberation, riposte, sass*, snappy comeback*,… …

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  • 10 response — ► NOUN 1) an instance of responding; an answer or reaction. 2) an excitation of a nerve impulse caused by a change or event …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 response — [ri späns′] n. [ME respounse < ML respons < L responsum, neut. of responsus, pp. of respondere: see RESPOND] 1. something said or done in answer; reply or reaction 2. Eccles. a) a word or words used in replying to or affirming a prayer,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 response — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ affirmative (esp. AmE), encouraging, enthusiastic, favourable/favorable, good, positive ▪ lukewarm (esp. BrE), muted, tepid …

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  • 13 response — re|sponse W1S1 [rıˈspɔns US rıˈspa:ns] n 1.) [U and C] something that is done as a reaction to something that has happened or been said response to ▪ the public s response to our appeal for help in response to sth ▪ The law was passed in response …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 response — n. 1) to elicit, evoke a response 2) to give a response 3) a glib; sullen; witty response 4) a lukewarm response 5) a response to 6) in response to * * * [rɪ spɒns] evoke a response sullen witty response a glib a luke …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 response */*/*/ — UK [rɪˈspɒns] / US [rɪˈspɑns] noun [countable] Word forms response : singular response plural responses 1) a reaction Her response was to leave the room and slam the door. response to: There was an enthusiastic response to the suggestions. in… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 Response — A response is the following: * Often a response is the result of a stimulus. * In data transmission, a response is the content of the control field of a response frame advising the primary station concerning the processing by the secondary… …

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  • 17 response — re|sponse [ rı spans ] noun count *** 1. ) a reaction: Her response was to leave the room and slam the door. response to: There was an enthusiastic response to my suggestions. We re studying the body s immune response to the virus. in response to …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 Response — Re; Bezeichnung für eine Antwort im Email Verkehr * * * ◆ Re|sponse 〈[rıspɔ̣ns] f. 10 oder n.; , s [ sız]〉 1. 〈Psych.〉 durch einen Reiz hervorgerufene Reaktion 2. 〈allg.〉 Antwort, Reaktion [engl., eigtl. „Antwort“] ◆ Die Buchstabenfolge re|sp...… …

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  • 19 response — noun 1 (C, U) something that is done as a reaction to something that has happened or been said: The attack provoked an angry response. (+ to): a sympathetic response to our appeal for help | in response to (=as a response to): The law was passed… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 response*/*/*/ — [rɪˈspɒns] noun [C] 1) a reaction Her response was to leave the room and slam the door.[/ex] There was an enthusiastic response to the suggestions.[/ex] In response to complaints, the company reviewed its safety procedures.[/ex] 2) an answer to a …

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