noun re·spon·de \-nˌdē\

Definition of responde



Scots law

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of responde

Latin, 2nd singular imperative of respondēre to respond

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to criticize severely

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