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 fans' response Sunday told me that others recognized that too. —Omer T., Wilkesboro, N.C. Thanks for writing, Omer.
Its mission is to promote, facilitate and support countywide disaster preparation and response efforts.
Myers said the response to Hurricane Harvey has renewed her faith in humanity and reaffirmed her pride in Cleveland, Texas.
Roughly half the responses sent to me portrayed this G-League assignment as direct evidence how badly managed the Hornets are.
The candidates’ responses reflect a shift in public attitudes on capital punishment, said Robert Dunham, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center.
Comedians loomed large in popular culture, the tip of the spear in the daily response to the first year of a new presidency, and yet there were strong signs that the boom is on the verge of busting.
Problems plague each of these responses, of course.
Here, the President has ... overridden Congress’s legislative responses to the same concerns the Proclamation aims to address.
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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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