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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
response (noun)
1.
an act of - responding
2.
something constituting a reply or a reaction as
a) a verse, phrase, or word sung or said by the people or choir after or in reply to the officiant in a liturgical service
b) the activity or inhibition of previous activity of an organism or any of its parts resulting from stimulation
c) the output of a transducer or detecting device resulting from a given input answer
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
response (noun)
1.
action or behavior that is done in return to other action or behavior
SYNONIMS:
answer, reply, response, take
RELATED WORDS:
backlash, kickback; rebound; recoil, reflex; revulsion, rise; counterreaction, counterresponse
NEAR ANTONYMS:
action, behavior; cause, effect
response (noun)
2.
something spoken or written in reaction especially to a question
SYNONIMS:
comeback, rejoinder, replication, reply, response, retort, return
RELATED WORDS:
back talk, banter, persiflage, repartee; acknowledgment ( acknowledgement), comment, communication, correspondence, feedback, non sequitur, observation, reaction, remark; defense, explanation, justification, plea, rebuttal, refutation
NEAR ANTONYMS:
challenge, charge, cross-examination, grilling, interrogation, interrogatory, quiz; poll, questionnaire, survey
inquiry, query, question
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