respond translate to Traditional Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "respond" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [I]
/rɪˈspɒnd/ US  /-ˈspɑːnd/
to say or do something as a reaction to something that has been said or done
[+ speech] To every question, he responded "I don't know."
I asked her what the time was, but she didn't respond.
He responded by marching off and slamming the door behind him.
How did she respond to the news?
[+ that] When the tax office wrote to me demanding unpaid income tax, I responded that I had been working abroad since 1998.
The police respond to emergencies (= arrive and are ready to deal with emergencies) in just a few minutes.
Answering and respondingReacting and responding
respond to sth If diseases or patients respond to treatment, the treatment begins to cure them
It remains to be seen whether the cancer will respond to treatment.
For patients who do not respond to drug treatment, surgery is a possible option.
Reacting and respondingRecovering from illness
(Definition of respond from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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