verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of respond
OTHER WORDS FROM respondo·ver·re·spond, verbun·re·spond·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for respond
That kind of compassion might go a long way toward helping us begin to respond to a hurting world.
The group did not respond to repeated requests for comment.
Democrats need to respond aggressively to the crony capitalism practiced by many Republicans, particularly regarding Wall Street.
If you take too long to respond, people will just keep talking and your chance to speak is lost.‘Game of Thrones’ Interactive FanFiction: Whoops, My Friend Was Speared in the Throat|Alec Kubas-Meyer|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Then they ask questions and they have time for children to be able to respond as well,” Folan added.
"I'm afraid I couldn't quite manage that, my dear boy," your fond parent would respond.
In the same way the technical form and mechanism of production were presumed to respond to an automatic stimulus.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The poor marble statue at his feet can no longer respond to the cries of her famishing child.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Rosa laughingly approved of this decision, for she was like-minded with her mother, but her father did not respond.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
She did not respond; she did not attempt to soothe him; if ever looks expressed reproach and aversion, hers did then.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood