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Definition of Response

Response

  1. The act of responding.
  2. An answer or reply.
  3. Reply to an objection in formal disputation.
  4. The answer of the people or congregation to the priest or clergyman, in the litany and other parts of divine service.
  5. A kind of anthem sung after the lessons of matins and some other parts of the office.
  6. A repetition of the given subject in a fugue by another part on the fifth above or fourth below.

Response Quotations

The number of stressors has multiplied exponentially: traffic, money, success, work/life balance, the economy, the environment, parenting, family conflict, relationships, disease. As the nature of human life has become far more complicated, our ancient stress response hasn't been able to keep up.
Andrew Bernstein

The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives - the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.
Norman Cousins

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Viktor E. Frankl

The simple act of saying 'thank you' is a demonstration of gratitude in response to an experience that was meaningful to a customer or citizen.
Simon Mainwaring

There are terrible, terrible memories of September 11th, things that I saw, people that I lost, the devastation, the identification of bodies. I mean, all these memories come back to you at different times. And then the other side of it this tremendous response with the firefighters and the police officers saving people, the rescue workers.
Rudy Giuliani
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Response Translations

response in German is Antwort {f}, Antwort {f}, Reaktion {f}
response in Swedish is gensvar