Examples of response in a Sentence
He got a response to his letter.
I am writing in response to your letter of July 17.
When I told him my plan, I wasn't expecting such an enthusiastic response.
Her response to their decision was to threaten to quit her job.
When you knocked on the door, was there any response?
Recent Examples of response from the Web
The hearing held in Springfield on Tuesday before the state Senate Human Services Committee is the third lawmakers have held this year in response to ongoing Tribune reports on breakdowns within the agency.
In response to each concern, acting Superintendent Marty Pollio outlined corrective action plans for each area.
And yet, if Mr. Comey’s antic intervention in response to Russian disinformation inadvertently led to Mr. Trump becoming president, this was the most consequential outcome by far.
According to Politico, Stone had gone after a number of CNN’s staff in a series of tweets, seemingly in response to a report that an indictment from Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation was imminent.
But last year, after Japan imposed sanctions in response to a nuclear test, North Korea halted the inquiry.
The outburst came in response to remarks made by President Donald Trump on Sept. 22 during a Huntsville campaign rally for Luther Strange's run at the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate.
The Enquirer’s analysis of 2016 and 2017 contract numbers – received in response to public records requests – focused on actual spending, rather than awards.
Zitvogel’s team found that a specific immune signaling molecule, or cytokine, called IL12 that is released in response to A. muciniphila may help rally the T cells.
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Origin and Etymology of response
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of response
- had answers to all their questions
- a response to the call for recruits
- a point-by-point reply to the accusation
- a salesman with a quick rejoinder to every argument
- she made a cutting retort to her critics
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Definition of response for Students
- There was no response to my question.
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