Meaning of RESPONSE in English
— responseless , adj.
/ri spons"/ , n.
1. an answer or reply, as in words or in some action.
2. Biol. any behavior of a living organism that results from an external or internal stimulus.
a. a verse, sentence, phrase, or word said or sung by the choir or congregation in reply to the officiant. Cf. versicle (def. 2).
4. Bridge. a bid based on an evaluation of one's hand relative to the previous bid of one's partner.
[ 1250-1300; responsum, n. use of neut. ptp. of respondere to RESPOND; r. ME respounse respons ]
Syn. 1. rejoinder. See answer .
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012