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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Respond \Re*spond"\ (r?*sp?nd"), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
Responded; p. pr. & vb. n. Responding.] [OF. respondre,
F. r['e]pondre, fr. L. respondere, responsum; pref. re- re- +
spondere to promise. See Sponsor.]
1. To say somethin in return; to answer; to reply; as, to
respond to a question or an argument.
2. To show some effect in return to a force; to act in
response; to accord; to correspond; to suit.
A new affliction strings a new cord in the heart,
which responds to some new note of complaint within
the wide scale of human woe. --Buckminster.
To every theme responds thy various lay. --Broome.
3. To render satisfaction; to be answerable; as, the
defendant is held to respond in damages. [U.S.]
Syn: To answer; reply; rejoin. See Reply.
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