To say somethin in return; to answer; to reply; as, to respond to a question or an argument.
- To make a reply; answer. See Synonyms at answer.
- To act in return or in answer.
- To react positively or favorably: The patient has responded rapidly to the treatment.
- To give as a reply; answer.
- Architecture A pilaster or half-pier engaged to a wall and carrying one end of an arch or groin, often at the end of an arcade.