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Definición de “respond” en inglés

respond

verb [I]     /rɪˈspɒnd/ US  /-ˈspɑːnd/
B2 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 march ing 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 verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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