Origin of response
Examples from the Web for response
I think the response of the French government so far has been pretty appropriate in that regard.
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|DAILY BEAST
In response, Greenberg offered the Times his resignation, which was refused.
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.
At the same time, Lois was also conscious of a lack of response, a dullness, in Theodosia.The Wayfarers|Mary Stewart Cutting
But this question remained unanswered; the young girl did not dare, so to speak, to listen to the response made by her conscience.The Knight of Malta|Eugene Sue
"You've made a mistake, my man," was the footman's response.Adventures of Bindle|Herbert George Jenkins
Height of response is thus decreased by incomplete recovery.Response in the Living and Non-Living|Jagadis Chunder Bose
There is not first a stimulus, then perception, then response; these processes are supplementary, not separate.John Dewey's logical theory|Delton Thomas Howard
British Dictionary definitions for response
Word Origin for response
Word Origin and History 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).