French translation of 'respond'
1. (= reply) répondre
she responded by saying ... elle a répondu en disant que ...
2. (= react) répondre
to respond with sth répondre avec qch
The army responded with gunfire and tear gas. L’armée a répondu avec des coups de feu et des gaz lacrymogènes.
to respond by doing sth
Her bosses responded by making her redundant. Ses patrons ont répondu en la licenciant.
to respond positively to sth répondre positivement à qch
to respond to pressure répondre à la pression
to respond to sb’s needs répondre aux besoins de qn
to respond to a crisis répondre à la crise
to respond to treatment [patient, disease, illness] répondre au traitement
(= reply) répondre
to respond that ... répondre que ...
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Example Sentences Including 'respond'
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When she did not respond, he said, "Someone carved something on a cabinet in her kitchen.BLINDSIGHTED (2002)
A press office had been established, staffed by four linguists who were helping to respond to media enquiries from all over the world.FINAL RESORT (2002)
It's usually a name with some association, something that's easier to respond to.MURDER SONG (2002)
There was an email message from Julian reminding her tactfully that they needed to respond to the American offer.LOST SUMMER (2002)
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'respond' in Other Languages
British English: respond /rɪˈspɒnd/ VERB
When you respond to something that is done or said, you react by doing or saying something.
She did not respond to the questions.
- American English: respond
- Arabic: يَسْتَجِيبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: responder
- Chinese: 回答
- Croatian: odgovoriti
- Czech: reagovat
- Danish: svare
- Dutch: antwoorden
- European Spanish: responder
- Finnish: vastata
- French: réagir
- German: antworten
- Greek: ανταποκρίνομαι
- Italian: rispondere
- Japanese: 返答する
- Korean: 응답하다
- Norwegian: svare
- Polish: odpowiedzieć
- European Portuguese: responder
- Romanian: a răspunde
- Russian: отвечать
- Spanish: responder
- Swedish: svara
- Thai: ตอบ
- Turkish: karşılık vermek
- Ukrainian: відповідати
- Vietnamese: trả lời
Translation of respond from the Collins English to French Dictionary