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re·spond

respond

 
 
pronunciation:
rih spand
part of speech: verb
inflections: responds, responding, responded
definition 1: to answer or give a reply, in words or otherwise.
I asked her a question, but she did not respond.
synonyms:
answer, reply
similar words:
acknowledge
definition 2: to react.
The patient responded well to the treatment.
similar words:
act, function