responde

noun
re·spon·de | \-nˌdē\
plural -s

Definition of responde 

Scots law

: an entry formerly made in a book of record in chancery of a nonentry or relief duty payable by an heir taking a precept from chancery also : the amount of the duties in such an entry

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Latin, 2nd singular imperative of respondēre to respond

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