response: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ri-spons'), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- an answer or reply, as in words or in some action.
- any behavior of a living organism that results from an external or internal stimulus.
- a verse, sentence, phrase, or word said or sung by the choir or congregation in reply to the officiant. Cf.versicle(def. 2).
- a bid based on an evaluation of one's hand relative to the previous bid of one's partner.