respond


respond

verb

Definition of RESPOND

1
to act or behave in response (as to a stimulus or influence) <doctors studying how the brain responds to pain>
Synonyms reply, respond
Near Antonyms act, behave; affect, cause, draw, effect
2
to speak or write in reaction to a question or to another reaction <the students energetically participated in the discussion, responding to the teacher's questions and comments with alacrity and enthusiasm>
Antonyms ask, inquire, question

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