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 Meanings and Examples of RESPONSE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
response
 n.  the manner in which an electrical or mechanical device responds to an input signal or a range of input signals
 n.  a phrase recited or sung by the congregation following a versicle by the priest or minister
Classic Sentence: (199 in 14 pages)
1  The sled swerved in response, but he righted it again, kept it straight, and drove down on the black projecting mass.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
2  In response to Ellen's letters, pleading with her to come home, she wrote minimizing the dangers of the siege, explaining Melanie's predicament and promising to come as soon as the baby was born.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
3  But that forlorn whisper brought instant response from somewhere in the darkness beside the bed and the soft voice of the one she called made answer in lullaby tones: "I'm here, dear."
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
4  Meanwhile he cast agonized glances in the direction of Miss Bart, whose only response was to sink into an attitude of more graceful abstraction.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
5  A fierce cheer was their response.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
6  So the signal was set to see what response would be made.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 71. The Jeroboam's Story.
7  The white people won't stand this sort of thing, and whether they be insulted as individuals are as a race, the response will be prompt and effectual.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In V
8  He cast one appealing glance at her, to which she made no response.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXV
9  His hand had strayed to her beautiful shoulders, and he could feel the response of her flesh to his touch.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXI
10  When she knocked at Mademoiselle Reisz's door one afternoon there was no response; so unlocking the door, as usual, she entered and found the apartment deserted, as she had expected.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXIII
11  Demby made no response, but stood his ground.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
12  "Amen," was the murmured response from the lips of Tom and Mammy, and some of the elder ones, who belonged to the Methodist church.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
13  They growled a response and went on digging.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
14  He sat down and tried to seem gay, but it was up-hill work; it roused no smile, no response, and he lapsed into silence and let his heart sink down to the depths.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
15  The Red-Handed made no response, being better employed.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  Employee response and reaction to CAD depends on their attitude and ability, as well as age.
17  Due to lack of response the event has been cancelled.
18  His response was full of pretentious nonsense.
19  The response to the appeal fund has been phenomenal.
20  His first response was to say no.
21  The stock exchange rallied in response to the announcement of massive American investment.
22  The law was passed in response to public pressure.
23  I've had no response to my letter.
24  These images are likely to evoke a strong response in the viewer.
25  Mr Norris said he was hopeful that his request would elicit a positive response.
26  Weeping is a normal response to pain.
27  We were greatly encouraged by the positive response of the public.
28  There's been a positive response to the UN Secretary-General's recent peace efforts.
29  The committee is meeting to prepare a considered response to the problem.
30  The only flaw is the slightly slow response times when you press the buttons.