Share This

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
respond (noun)
an engaged pillar supporting an arch or closing a colonnade or arcade
respond (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
to say something in return make an answer - respond to criticism
2.
a) to react in - response responded to a call for help
b) to show favorable reaction - respond to surgery
3.
transitive verb
to be answerable - respond in damages - reply
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
respond (verb)
1.
to act or behave in response (as to a stimulus or influence)
SYNONIMS:
reply, respond
RELATED WORDS:
answer, return; retaliate; construe, interpret, read, take, understand; contend (with), cope (with), grapple (with), handle, manage, negotiate
NEAR ANTONYMS:
act, behave; affect, cause, draw, effect
respond (verb)
2.
to speak or write in reaction to a question or to another reaction
SYNONIMS:
come back, rejoin, reply, respond, retort, return, riposte
RELATED WORDS:
acknowledge, comment, communicate, correspond, react, remark; counter, defend, deny, explain, field, rebut, refute
NEAR ANTONYMS:
challenge, cross-examine, examine, grill, interrogate, pump, quiz; poll, query, survey
ask, inquire, question
« Back to Dictionary

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This