Origin of response
Synonyms for response
Related Words for responsereply, return, feedback, rejoinder, hit, acknowledgment, sass, kickback, counter, retort, echo, lip, reverberation, comeback, wisecrack, riposte, antiphon, vibes, respond, double-take
Examples from the Web for response
Contemporary Examples of response
I think the response of the French government so far has been pretty appropriate in that regard.Harry Shearer on The Dangerous Business of Satire
January 8, 2015
What is known is that Peña Nieto bungled his response to the crisis.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting
Ruben Navarrette Jr.
January 6, 2015
In response, Greenberg offered the Times his resignation, which was refused.The World’s Toughest Political Quiz
December 31, 2014
In response, the April Revolution protests erupted in much of the country.
In response to the screen quota cut, South Korea established a “cinema tax” on the box office.
Historical Examples of response
Ask the young noble, who has been to him as a father; and his response will be 'Anaxagoras.'Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
Certain faculties develop in response to the pressure of environment.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
Receiving no response she knocked again, this time with more force.Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus
Jessie Graham Flower
By response to response we spin round a friend the age-web which lengthens into the death-web.The Conquest of Fear
She could not allude to such things without at least a possibility of response.Weighed and Wanting
Word Origin for response
c.1300, from Old French respons (Modern French réponse) and directly from Latin responsum "an answer," noun use of neuter past participle of respondere "to respond" (see respond).