"respondent" in the noun sense
the codefendant (especially in a divorce proceeding) who is accused of adultery with the corespondent
2. respondent, responder, answerer
someone who responds
"respondent" in the adjective sense
1. answering, respondent
"an answering glance"
"an answering smile"
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