from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who answers; in school disputations, the respondent, that is, one who takes the initiative by propounding a thesis which he undertakes to maintain and defend against the objections of the opponents. See respondent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who answers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a person or thing that answers or responds

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

  • noun someone who responds


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.