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Translation of "respond" - English-German dictionary

respond

verb /rəˈspond/
(with to)
to answer with words, a reaction, gesture etc antworten 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 ansprechen His illness did not respond to treatment by drugs.
(of vehicles etc) to be guided easily by controls reagieren The pilot said the plane did not respond to the controls.
response /-s/ noun
a reply or reaction die Antwort 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. die Antwort
responsibility /-sə-/ noun ( plural responsibilities)
something which a person has to look after, do etc die Verantwortung He takes his responsibilities very seriously.
the state of having important duties die Verantwortung a position of responsibility.
the state of being responsible die Verantwortlichkeit his responsibility for the accident.
responsible /-səbl/ adjective
having a duty to see that something is done etc verantwortlich 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 verantwortlich The job of manager is a very responsible post.
(with for) being the cause of something schuld Who is responsible for the stain on the carpet?
(of a person) able to be trusted; sensible zuverlässig We need a responsible person for this job.
(with for) able to control, and fully aware of (one’s actions) zurechnungsfähig 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 verantwortungsvoll Do try to behave responsibly.
responsive /-siv/ adjective
(negative unresponsive) aufgeschlossen a responsive, kindly girl a responsive smile The disease is responsive to treatment.
responsively adverb
aufgeschlossen
responsiveness noun
die Aufgeschlossenheit
(Definition of respond from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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