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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History and Etymology for responde

Latin, 2nd singular imperative of respondēre to respond

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“Responde.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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