respond translate English to French: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Translation of "respond" - English-French dictionary

respond

verb /rəˈspond/
(with to) to answer with words, a reaction, gesture etc répondre, réagir He didn’t respond to my question I smiled at her, but she didn’t respond. to show a good reaction eg to some course of treatment répondre à His illness did not respond to treatment by drugs. (of vehicles etc) to be guided easily by controls répondre à The pilot said the plane did not respond to the controls. response /-s/ noun a reply or reaction réponse, réaction Our letters have never met with any response My suggestions met with little response. (usually in plural) in church services, a part spoken by the congregation rather than the priest. répons responsibility /-sə-/ noun ( plural responsibilities) something which a person has to look after, do etc responsabilité He takes his responsibilities very seriously. the state of having important duties responsabilité a position of responsibility. the state of being responsible responsabilité his responsibility for the accident. responsible /-səbl/ adjective having a duty to see that something is done etc responsable We’ll make one person responsible for buying the food for the trip. (of a job etc) having many duties eg the making of important decisions comportant des responsabilités The job of manager is a very responsible post. (with for) being the cause of something responsable de Who is responsible for the stain on the carpet? (of a person) able to be trusted; sensible digne de confiance We need a responsible person for this job. (with for) able to control, and fully aware of (one’s actions) responsable (de) The lawyer said that at the time of the murder, his client was not responsible for his actions. responsibly /-sə-/ adverb in a trustworthy or serious way avec sérieux Do try to behave responsibly. responsive /-siv/ adjective (negative unresponsive) qui réagit bien (à) a responsive, kindly girl a responsive smile The disease is responsive to treatment. responsively adverb avec sympathie responsiveness noun bonne réaction à
(Definition of respond from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

float

a large vehicle with a flat surface that is decorated and used in festivals

Word of the Day

PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
by Colin McIntosh,
February 09, 2016
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More