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Definition of response
a verbal or written answer:without waiting for a response, she returned to her newspaper we received 400 applications in response to one job ad a written or verbal answer to a question in a test, questionnaire, survey, etc.. a reaction to something:an extended, jazzy piano solo drew the biggest response from the crowd an honors degree course in Japanese has been established in response to an increasing demand Psychology
& Physiology an excitation of a nerve impulse caused by a change or event; a physical reaction to a specific stimulus or situation.
the way in which a mechanical or electrical device responds to a stimulus or range of stimuli.
) a part of a religious liturgy said or sung by a congregation in answer to a minister or cantor.
Bridge a bid made in answer to one’s partner’s preceding bid.
The ending of response
is spelled -se