Part of speech: noun

An answer; reply.

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Usage examples "response":

  1. Could I look for a line,- just a word,- in response to this, saying that you are glad of my appreciation? - "Patty's Suitors", Carolyn Wells.
  2. " It is an early hour to be astir," he says, awkwardly; then, finding she makes no response, he goes on, still more awkwardly. - "Mrs. Geoffrey", Duchess.
  3. Before he found a response to the appeal addressed to him Fleda turned again to her other visitor. - "The Spoils of Poynton", Henry James.