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something spoken or written in return, as to a question or demand

an action elicited by a stimulus

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a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation

the manner in which something is greeted

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a phrase recited or sung by the congregation following a versicle by the priest or minister

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the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange

the manner in which an electrical or mechanical device responds to an input signal or a range of input signals

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He wound his trunk about the ape-man's body and lifted him to his broad neck in response to a gesture, and there would Korak lie at full length kicking his toes affectionately into the thick hide and brushing the flies from about the tender ears of his colossal chum with a leafy branch torn from a nearby tree by Tantor for the purpose.
A second and third response was made by this juvenile assistant, when the manly sounds of a male voice proceeded from the opposite part of the room, Miss Temple knew the tones of the young hunter instantly, and struggling to overcome her own diffidence she added her low voice to the number.
Before the divine reached the close of the confession, however, Richard reappeared at the door, and, as he moved lightly across the room, he took up the response, in a voice that betrayed no other concern than that of not being heard.
Now, at last, I saw the nature of the other monsters who had come with the plant men in response to the weird calling of the man upon the cliff's face.
I was much exercised by fear that something had befallen him, and though I called his name aloud several times there was no response.
Simultaneously Tarzan was dragged from his feet and the plane lurched sideways in response to the new strain.
He spoke tauntingly, but there was no response, then he prodded the fallen man with the point of his spear.
But the boy's only response was, "En garde, cochon," and Beauchamp found himself taking the center of the stage in the place of his friend.
She can have no enmity against me, for never until I came to this room in response to her cries for help had I seen her.
He bowed very low in response to her friendly greeting.
Granet made a few efforts at conversation with his companion, but, meeting with no response, soon relapsed into silence.
The faint light from the grating above revealed the pile of rags in one corner; but the man lay beneath them, he made no response to Bradley's low greeting.
Groping along the wall until I found the communicating door I knocked loudly several times, but got no response, which I attributed to the uproar outside, for the wind was blowing a gale and dashing the rain against the thin walls in sheets.
He always arrived back lean and hungry and savage, and always departed fresh and vigorous, cleaving his way northward in response to some prompting of his being that no one could understand.
said Matvey, showing by this response that he, like his master, realized the significance of this arrival--that is, that Anna Arkadyevna, the sister he was so fond of, might bring about a reconciliation between husband and wife.
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