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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·spond /rɪˈspɑnd/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·spond /rɪˈspɑnd/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·spond, n.
 1. An answer; a response. [R.]
 2. Eccl. A short anthem sung at intervals during the reading of a chapter.
 3. Arch. A half pier or pillar attached to a wall to support an arch.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·spond, v. t.
 1. To answer; to reply.
 2. To suit or accord with; to correspond to. [R.]
    For his great deeds respond his speeches great.   --Fairfax.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·spond v. i. [imp. & p. p. Responded; p. pr. & vb. n. Responding.]
 1. To say something in return; to answer; to reply; as, to respond to a question or an argument.
 2. To show some effect in return to a force; to act in response; to accord; to correspond; to suit.
    A new affliction strings a new cord in the heart, which responds to some new note of complaint within the wide scale of human woe.   --Buckminster.
    To every theme responds thy various lay.   --Broome.
 3. To render satisfaction; to be answerable; as, the defendant is held to respond in damages. [U.S.]
 Syn: -- To answer; reply; rejoin. See Reply.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: show a response or a reaction to something [syn: react]
      2: reply or respond to; "She didn't want to answer"; "answer
         the question"; "We answered that we would accept the
         invitation" [syn: answer, reply]
      3: respond favorably or as hoped; "The cancer responded to the
         aggressive therapy"