Complete Definition of "response"

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English

Pronunciation
UK: IPA|/rɪËspÉns/
audio|en-us-response.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
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  1. An answer or reply, or something in the nature of an answer or reply.
  2. The act of responding or replying; reply: as, to speak in response to a question.
  3. An oracular answer.
  4. (liturgics) A verse, sentence, phrase, or word said or sung by the choir or congregation in sequence or reply to the priest or officiant.
  5. (liturgics) A versicle or anthem said or sung during or after a lection; a respond or responsory.
  6. A reply to an objection in formal disputation.
  7. An online advertising performance metric representing one click-through from an online ad to its destination URL
Quotations
1338: w:Robert Mannyng|Robert Mannyng, Middle English Chronicle
1842: w:Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson|Alfred Tennyson, The Two Voices
1874: w:James Sully|James Sully, Sensation and Intuition, p. 17.

Derived terms
consultary response

Related terms
respond
responsal
responsible
responsibility
responsion
responsive
responsively
responsiveness
responsorial
responsorium
responsory
responsure

Translations
trans-top|an answer or reply
Dutch: antwoord n
Polish: odpowiedź f
Italian: responso n
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trans-top|the act of responding or replying
Dutch: antwoord n
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References
R:Century 1911

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