responder

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English[edit]

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respond +‎ -er.

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responder (plural responders)

  1. One who responds.
    • 2014, Geoffrey N. Leech, The Pragmatics of Politeness (page 31)
      As Levinson (1983: 334) points out, signs of dispreference in turn taking include: (a) Delays: notably a pause, or a time gap, before the responder replies to the preceding turn []
  2. A person who responds to an emergency situation or other summons.
    911 responders arrived at the scene within five minutes after the call.

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin respondēre, present active infinitive of respondeō.

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responder

  1. (transitive) to respond

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin respondēre, present active infinitive of respondeō.

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responder

  1. to respond

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese responder, from Latin respondēre, present active infinitive of respondeō.

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responder (first-person singular present respondo, first-person singular preterite respondín, past participle respondido)

  1. to answer, to reply

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responder

  1. to answer

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese responder, from Latin respondēre, present active infinitive of respondeō (I answer), from re- + spondeō (I promise).

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Verb[edit]

responder (first-person singular present indicative respondo, past participle respondido)

  1. to answer; to reply (to give a written or spoken response)
    Synonyms: replicar, retorquir, retrucar
  2. (intransitive) to retort frequently
    Synonym: retrucar
  3. to correspond to (to be equivalent to)
    Synonyms: corresponder, equivaler
  4. to counterattack
    Synonyms: contratacar, reagir, revidar
  5. (intransitive) to be responsible (for something)
  6. (law, intransitive) to be a defendant

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish responder, from Latin respondēre, present active infinitive of respondeō. The original past participle was respuso or repuso in Old Spanish[1].

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responder (first-person singular present respondo, first-person singular preterite respondí, past participle respondido)

  1. to answer, to reply
    Synonyms: contestar, replicar

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