Definitions

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  • n. A person that responds to an emergency situation or other calling.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which responds.
  • n. An electrolytic detector or receiver for wireless telegraphy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who responds

Etymologies

to respond + -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "A responder is someone who does what is right, whether anyone is looking or not," King said.

    March glimpses

  • When I called the responder's voice sounded a bit deep.

    classified complaint - Anil Dash

  • As a preschool teacher for about 6 years I will tell you that the previous responder is right, a child’s eating pattern can change drastically when they are not around mom and dad.

    Lunch Wars « Bored Mommy

  • By asking question q, a human could determine if the responder is a computer or a human.

    The Turing Test

  • If I'm not here, an automated call responder will take your name.

    Old Mans War

  • The secondary endpoints will evaluate the clinical efficacy of VX-765 based on the percent reduction in seizure frequency and percent of patients with a 50 percent or greater reduction in seizure frequency, known as the responder-rate.

    Nachrichten Ticker - www.finanzen.net

  • Still, the responder was a professional "diffuser" and I got no satisfaction at all.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • I usually find that when I ask pointed questions the "responder" dissapears-so this will be interesting.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Those are the things that just the first kind of responder reaction that we're doing.

    CNN Transcript Sep 2, 2005

  • These are serious concerns, especially when you consider the huge amount of dairy products that some children consume, regardless of whether a child is a 'responder' with respect to the digestive complaints associated with cow's milk.

    Disease Proof

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