Definitions

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  • n. One who is answerable or responsible.
  • n. A response.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Answerable.
  • n. One who is answerable or responsible.
  • n. Response.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Answerable; responsible.
  • n. Response; answer; especially, a liturgical response.
  • n. In the Roman empire, a representative of a foreign church or prelate, who resided at the capital and conducted negotiations on ecclesiastical matters; an apocrisiary.
  • n. A proctor for a monastery or for a member of it before the bishop.

Etymologies

Compare Latin responsalis. (Wiktionary)

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