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Spanish translation of “respond”


verb /rəˈspond/
(with to) to answer with words, a reaction, gesture etc 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 His illness did not respond to treatment by drugs. (of vehicles etc) to be guided easily by controls The pilot said the plane did not respond to the controls. response /-s/ noun a reply or reaction 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.
responsibility /-sə-/ noun (plural responsibilities) something which a person has to look after, do etc He takes his responsibilities very seriously. the state of having important duties a position of responsibility. the state of being responsible his responsibility for the accident. responsible /-səbl/ adjective having a duty to see that something is done etc 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 The job of manager is a very responsible post. (with for) being the cause of something Who is responsible for the stain on the carpet? (of a person) able to be trusted; sensible We need a responsible person for this job. (with for) able to control, and fully aware of (one’s actions) 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
responsablemente, con seriedad
Do try to behave responsibly.
responsive /-siv/ adjective (negative unresponsive)
que reacciona; interesado; sensible
a responsive, kindly girl a responsive smile The disease is responsive to treatment.
responsively adverb
reaccionando con interés/entusiasmo
responsiveness noun
(Definition of respond from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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