Meaning of RESPONSE in English


[noun]A response is an answer or reaction.Responses to our advertisement have been disappointing. [C]The appeal for help produced/elicited a positive response worldwide. [C]Her proposals have met with an enthusiastic response. [C]His comments provoked an angry response from the government. [C]I looked in her face for some response, but she just stared at me blankly. [U]Management have granted a 10% pay rise in response to union pressure. [U]The company has changed some of its working practices in response to criticism by government inspectors. [U]In some religious ceremonies, a response is any of those parts sung or said by the people in answer to the parts said or sung by the priest.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.