present participle: reacting
act in response to something; respond in a particular way.
"he reacted angrily to the news of his dismissal"
synonyms:behave, act, take it, conduct oneself, proceed;
respond, reply, answer;
"Ginny wondered how he would react if she told him the truth"
rebel against, oppose, revolt against, rise up against
"it was perhaps no wonder that he reacted against this spartan, puritanical environment"
gerund or present participle: responding
say something in reply.
"she could not get Robert to respond to her words"
synonyms:answer, reply to, say something in response to;
acknowledge, greet, counter;
make a response, make a rejoinder, make a riposte, make reply, come back
"they do not respond to questions"
say in response, answer, reply, rejoin, retort, return, riposte, counter, fling back, hurl back, retaliate, come back
"‘No,’ she responded"
CONNECTED SKILLS: LISTENING - PARENTAL IMPRINTING - JUDGEMENT - CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT
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