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Verb: respond  ri'spónd
  1. Show a response or a reaction to something
    - react, reply
     
  2. React verbally
    "She didn't want to respond";
    - answer, reply
     
  3. React favourably or as hoped
    "The cancer responded to the aggressive therapy"

Derived forms: responded, responds, responding

Type of: act, move, say, state, tell

Encyclopedia: Respond