Translation of "respond" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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respondverb [ I ]

uk /rɪˈspɒnd/ us /rɪˈspɑːnd/

B2 to say or do something as a reaction to something that has been said or done

回答,作答;回應,作出反應
[ + speech ] To every question, he responded "I don't know." 每一個問題他的回答都是「我不知道。」
I asked her what the time was, but she didn't respond. 我問她幾點了,但是她沒理我。
He responded by marching off and slamming the door behind him. 他的反應是大步走出房間,狠狠甩上了門。
How did she respond to the news? 她聽了這消息有甚麽反應?
[ + that ] When the tax office wrote to me demanding unpaid income tax, I responded that I had been working abroad since 1998. 稅務所寫信催我繳納拖欠的所得稅稅款,我回信說我自從1998年以來一直在國外工作。
The police respond to emergencies (= arrive and are ready to deal with emergencies) in just a few minutes. 緊急事件發生時,員警在短短幾分鐘內就會作出反應。
respond to sth

If diseases or patients respond to treatment, the treatment begins to cure them.

(疾病或病人經治療後)有良好反應,有起色,有好轉
It remains to be seen whether the cancer will respond to treatment. 這種療法對癌症是否有效,仍待觀察。
For patients who do not respond to drug treatment, surgery is a possible option. 對於藥物治療無效的病人,手術治療可能是一個選擇。

More examples

  • This disease doesn't generally respond to treatment.
  • Terry was, as usual, slow to respond.
  • She responded to his remarks with feigned amusement.
  • The president responded angrily to the charge that she had lost touch with her country's people.
  • She said how much she appreciated the overwhelming generosity of the public in responding to the appeal.

(Translation of “respond” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)