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response

re·sponse

response

 
 
pronunciation:
rih spans
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of responding.
The government's response to the problem came too late for many.
 
synonyms:
answer, reply
similar words:
acknowledgment
definition 2: a written or spoken answer; reply.
She got a quick response to her letter.It seemed like a neutral question, and he was surprised at the angry response he received.
synonyms:
answer, reply
similar words:
acknowledgment, return
definition 3: the reaction of a living organism to a stimulus.
The doctor was pleased with the patient's response to the drug.
similar words:
reaction
derivation: responseless (adj.)