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English verb: respond

1. respond (cognition) show a response or a reaction to something


Synonymsreact


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Something ----s to somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)act, move


Narrower (hyponym)accept, accept, accept, acknowledge, answer, answer, bristle, consent, decline, explode, flip, flip out, go for, greet, marvel, notice, overreact, refuse, refuse, reject, resist, respond, stool, treat, wonder

2. respond (communication) react verbally


SamplesShe didn't want to answer.
Answer the question.
We answered that we would accept the invitation.


ExamplesThey respond that there was a traffic accident


Synonymsanswer, reply


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE.
Somebody ----s to somebody


Broader (hypernym)say, state, tell


Narrower (hyponym)bridle, call back, come back, counter, field, rejoin, repay, retort, return, riposte, sass

3. respond (cognition) respond favorably or as hoped


SamplesThe cancer responded to the aggressive therapy.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)react, respond









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