or re·spond·en·cy

[ri-spon-duh ns or ri-spon-duh n-see]


the act of responding; response: respondence to a stimulus.

Nearby words

  1. resplendence,
  2. resplendent,
  3. resplendent quetzal,
  4. resplendently,
  5. respond,
  6. respondent,
  7. respondent conditioning,
  8. responder,
  9. responsa,
  10. response

Origin of respondence

From obsolete French, dating back to 1580–90; see origin at respond, -ence Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019