Response

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Definition

a response: a reaction, an answer, a reply
noun
We cleaned the kitchen in response to all the complaints.

In response to (your e-mail...): In reply, in answer to (your e-mail...)
idiom

Examples

  • "On the other hand it makes me sad that I can't give you the response you might expect."
  • "After you hit him with that bombshell, I'm sure you'll get a positive response."
  • "Whenever a delicate question is asked, or one which you can't or don't want to answer, feel free to tactfully decline a response."
  • "Try to trigger an emotional response."
  • "In response to an anonymous suggestion placed in the suggestion box last week, I am pleased to inform you that a company retreat has been planned for next month in Half Moon Bay."
  • "This is the third letter we have written without response."
  • "Susie : 'Teletubby' is a trademark, and 'totally tubular tonic', well I'm not going to dignify that with a response except for 'no'."
  • "In response to your recent e-mail"
  • "I am writing in response to your advertisement for the position of 'Head of Customer Service Department'."

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