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Noun response has 6 senses
  1. response - a result; "this situation developed in response to events in Africa"
    --1 is a kind of
    consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot
    --1 has particulars: reaction
  2. reaction, response - a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some foregoing stimulus or agent; "a bad reaction to the medicine"; "his responses have slowed with age"
    --2 is a kind of bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity
    --2 has particulars:
     automatism; rebound; overreaction; galvanic skin response, GSR, psychogalvanic response, electrodermal response, electrical skin response, Fere phenomenon, Tarchanoff phenomenon; immune response, immune reaction, immunologic response; tropism; taxis; kinesis; double take; reflex, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction; learned reaction, learned response; passage, passing; answer; transfusion reaction
  3. answer, reply, response - a statement (either spoken or written) that is made in 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"
    --3 is a kind of statement
    --3 has particulars: rescript; feedback
  4. reception, response - the manner in which something is greeted; "she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors"
    --4 is a kind of greeting, salutation
  5. response - a phrase recited or sung by the congregation following a versicle by the priest or minister
    --5 is a kind of
  6. reply, response - the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange; "he growled his reply"
    --6 is a kind of speech act
    --6 has particulars:
     counterblast; non sequitur; rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counter; echo; answer
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