Meaning of RESPONSE in English

RESPONSE

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ affirmative ( esp. AmE ), encouraging , enthusiastic , favourable/favorable , good , positive

▪ lukewarm ( esp. BrE ), muted , tepid ( esp. AmE )

▪ poor

▪ aggressive , angry , negative

▪ adequate , appropriate , correct , proper , satisfactory

▪ normal

This is a normal ~ to feeling abandoned.

▪ desired

He was not getting the desired ~ from the audience.

▪ logical

That's the only logical ~.

▪ imaginative

▪ sympathetic

▪ individual , subjective

▪ inadequate , inappropriate , incorrect

incorrect ~s in a multiple-choice test

▪ strong

These images are likely to evoke a strong ~ in the viewer.

▪ direct

▪ effective

▪ prompt , quick , rapid

▪ slow

▪ automatic , immediate , instinctive , knee-jerk

my knee-jerk ~ to the story

▪ measured , thoughtful

▪ initial

My initial ~ was one of anger.

▪ emergency

▪ delayed

his delayed ~ to the event

▪ public

▪ official

The World Bank has postponed an official ~ to the report.

▪ natural

▪ rational

▪ possible

These are just a few of the possible ~s to this question.

▪ behavioural/behavioral , conditioned , emotional , fight-or-flight , physiological

▪ political

▪ verbal , written

▪ allergic , antibody , immune

the immune ~ to viral infections

VERB + RESPONSE

▪ give , make

▪ formulate

▪ get , have , receive

Have you had any ~s to the advertisement yet?

▪ bring forth , call forth , draw , elicit , evoke , generate , induce , produce , prompt , provoke , stimulate , trigger , yield

His comments drew an angry ~ from the crowd.

▪ await , wait for

▪ predict

▪ mount

The immune system springs into action to mount a ~ against the virus.

▪ exhibit , show

Dawn showed no ~ at all.

▪ coordinate

We'll coordinate emergency ~s from now on.

▪ affect , influence

▪ assess , examine , gauge , observe

▪ post

He has posted his ~ on the organization's website.

RESPONSE + NOUN

▪ rate , time

We sent out over 100 letters but the ~ rate was low (= few people replied) .

PREPOSITION

▪ in ~ (to)

In ~, she stormed out of the room.

▪ ~ from

The ~ from local businesses has been muted.

▪ ~ to

What was their ~ to the question?

PHRASES

▪ (a) lack of ~

Due to lack of ~ we have had to cancel the event.

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .