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1. respond

verb. ['rɪˈspɑːnd, riːˈspɑːnd'] show a response or a reaction to something.

Synonyms

  • explode
  • refuse
  • consent
  • stool
  • wonder
  • act
  • marvel
  • move
  • bristle
  • treat
  • overreact
  • resist
  • go for
  • acknowledge
  • reject
  • react
  • greet
  • decline
  • notice
  • accept
  • flip
  • flip out

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • refrain
  • fall short of
  • disagree

Etymology

  • respondre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • respondeo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Respond

  • jeanbertrand
  • leblond
  • abscond
  • lamond
  • lafond
  • guimond
  • gaumond
  • fernand
  • durand
  • dumond
  • demond
  • armand
  • allmond
  • fronde
  • frond
  • blonde
  • blond
  • beyond
  • wand
  • monde
  • gond
  • fond
  • donned
  • donde
  • conned
  • conde
  • bonde
  • bond

Sentences with respond


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
They then provide crisis-reaction strategies that respond to immediate dangers once they have occurred.

2. Verb, base form
Geese are loud and quick to respond when they hear the slightest questionable noise.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Dogs don’t respond to or understand such punishments, and they will do more harm than good.

Quotes about respond


1. With reporting, if you work hard, you can usually pull something out. But writing humor doesn't respond to working hard, necessarily. I mean, you could just sit there and look at the page all day and maybe something will come.
- Ian Frazier

2. Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
- Lou Holtz

3. On the relationship side, if you teach people to respond actively and constructively when someone they care about has a victory, it increases love and friendship and decreases the probability of depression.
- Martin Seligman

2. respond

verb. ['rɪˈspɑːnd, riːˈspɑːnd'] react verbally.

Synonyms

  • sass
  • answer
  • call back
  • state
  • field
  • repay
  • retort
  • riposte
  • tell
  • rejoin
  • reply
  • bridle
  • return
  • counter
  • say

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • prove
  • obey
  • contract in

Etymology

  • respondre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • respondeo (Latin)

3. respond

verb. ['rɪˈspɑːnd, riːˈspɑːnd'] respond favorably or as hoped.

Antonyms

  • implode

Etymology

  • respondre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • respondeo (Latin)
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