a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent; "a bad reaction to the medicine"; "his responses have slowed with age" Synonyms: reaction,
the manner in which an electrical or mechanical device responds to an input signal or a range of input signals
a phrase recited or sung by the congregation following a versicle by the priest or minister
the manner in which something is greeted; "she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors" Synonyms: reception,
a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation; "I waited several days for his answer"; "he wrote replies to several of his critics" Synonyms: answer, reply,
the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange; "he growled his reply" Synonyms: reply,
a result; "this situation developed in response to events in Africa"