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Translation of "respond" - English-Spanish dictionary

respond

verb /rəˈspond/
(with to) to answer with words, a reaction, gesture etc responder; reaccionar 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 responder His illness did not respond to treatment by drugs. (of vehicles etc) to be guided easily by controls responder The pilot said the plane did not respond to the controls. response /-s/ noun a reply or reaction respuesta; reacción 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. responsorio responsibility /-sə-/ noun ( plural responsibilities) something which a person has to look after, do etc responsabilidad He takes his responsibilities very seriously. the state of having important duties responsabilidad a position of responsibility. the state of being responsible responsabilidad 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 de responsabilidad 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 responsable, digno de confianza 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 responsablemente, con seriedad Do try to behave responsibly. responsive /-siv/ adjective (opposite 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 interés; sensibilidad response partners noun plural (in teaching methodology) an arrangement in which a pair of learners provides critical responses to each other’s work in order help each other’s learning. Compañeros de Respuesta
(Definition of respond from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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