What is the meaning of response?


  • A result.
    • usage: "this situation developed in response to events in Africa"
  • A bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent.
    • usage: "a bad reaction to the medicine"; "his responses have slowed with age"
  • A statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation.
    • usage: "I waited several days for his answer"; "he wrote replies to several of his critics"
  • The manner in which something is greeted.
    • usage: "she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors"
  • A phrase recited or sung by the congregation following a versicle by the priest or minister.
  • The speech act of continuing a conversational exchange.
    • usage: "he growled his reply"
  • The manner in which an electrical or mechanical device responds to an input signal or a range of input signals. .
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APAWordNet. (2010). response. Retrieved September 26, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/response/definitions/1323598
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