give/make no response

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of give/make no response

: to not answer
  • She asked him but he gave/made no response.

Word by Word Definitions

give play
  1. : to make a present of

  2. : to grant or bestow by formal action

  3. : to accord or yield to another

  1. : capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain : flexibility

  2. : the ability of a material to bend or stretch

make play
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. : the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

  2. : brand

  3. : the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

response play
  1. : an act of responding

  2. : something constituting a reply or a reaction: such as

  3. : a verse, phrase, or word sung or said by the people or choir after or in reply to the officiant in a liturgical service


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