respond to

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1. To speak or act in response, as to a question:
2. To act in return to something, as a stimulus:
3. To present with a specified reaction:
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The cousin had been sent ahead to give notice of their approach; a herald appeared as before, bearing a powder-horn, to enable them to respond to the intended salute.
an officer respond to Maple Street regarding vandalism to a motor vehicle; vehicle mirror reported broken.
We no longer respond to calls of, say, a car stripping in progress,'' Smith told the City Council's Public Safety Committee.
The Respond Loyalty suite is comprised of Respond CenterPoint, a feedback management platform with multichannel data capture, processing and reporting engine; Respond eFeedback, a Web site component to capture, manage and respond to customer feedback; Respond Agent, a compact customer service center application for the capture of customer feedback; Respond TouchPoint, a Web-based feedback management tool that extends the capture and processing of custom er feedback to key contact points throughout the enterprise; and Respond Surveyor, a customer survey tool to quickly gather and analyze survey data over the Web.
An officer's approach may cause people with this condition to flee, sometimes failing to respond to an order to stop.
Dancers respond to music, dancers respond to space, dancers respond to their emotions, dancers respond to their environment.
The senior tax persons were asked to respond to the same two questions.
These cells are in a lower brain area called the dorsal horn of the medulla, but are comparable to cells found in the spinal cord that respond to pain elsewhere on the body.
While local is all the rage - at least in terms of search -- just 24 percent of those surveyed said they respond most to geographic targeting ("businesses in your local community"); 18 percent said they were most apt to respond to behavioral targeting (ads based on "your past behavior on a given website").
The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to consider legal action for false advertising against a security company that has posted trailers around the San Fernando Valley declaring: ``LAPD will no longer respond to your alarm
Many law enforcement agencies began to explore new ways for officers to respond to domestic violence calls.
Our ability to respond to change and do so rapidly is critical to our continued success," said Gayla Delly, chief financial officer (CFO) at Benchmark.