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respond

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of respond

  1. 1 to act or behave in response (as to a stimulus or influence) doctors studying how the brain responds to pain Synonyms of respond reply, reactWords Related to respond answer, return; retaliate; construe, interpret, read, take, understand; contend (with), cope (with), grapple (with), handle, manage, negotiateNear Antonyms of respond act, behave; affect, cause, draw, effect

  2. 2 to speak or write in reaction to a question or to another reaction the students energetically participated in the discussion, responding to the teacher's questions and comments with alacrity and enthusiasm Synonyms of respond come back, rejoin, reply, answer, retort, return, riposteWords Related to respond acknowledge, comment, communicate, correspond, react, remark; counter, defend, deny, explain, field, rebut, refuteNear Antonyms of respond challenge, cross-examine, examine, grill, interrogate, pump, quiz; poll, query, surveyAntonyms of respond ask, inquire, question



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