Synonyms and Antonyms of response

  1. 1 action or behavior that is done in return to other action or behavior my response to my first boxing defeat was to train even harder Synonyms answer, reply, reaction, takeRelated Words backlash, kickback; rebound; recoil, reflex; revulsion, rise; counterreaction, counterresponseNear Antonyms action, behavior; cause, effect

  2. 2 something spoken or written in reaction especially to a question the real estate office's unhelpful response to my question about what houses in the area are renting for Synonyms comeback, rejoinder, replication, reply, answer, retort, returnRelated Words back talk, banter, persiflage, repartee; acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), comment, communication, correspondence, feedback, non sequitur, observation, reaction, remark; defense, explanation, justification, plea, rebuttal, refutationNear Antonyms challenge, charge, cross-examination, grilling, interrogation, interrogatory, quiz; poll, questionnaire, surveyAntonyms inquiry, query, question

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