Respondee vs. Respondent

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  • Respondent

    A respondent is a person who is called upon to issue a response to a communication made by another. The term is used in legal contexts, in survey methodology, and in psychological conditioning.

  • Respondee (noun)

    One who is asked to respond.

  • Respondent (noun)

    The person who answers for the defendant in a case before a court. In some legal systems, when one appeals a criminal case, one names the original court as defendant, but the state is the respondent.

  • Respondent (noun)

    One who responds.

  • Respondent (noun)

    The person replying to a questionnaire.

  • Respondent (adjective)

    Disposed or expected to respond; answering; according; corresponding.

  • Respondent (noun)

    a party against whom a petition is filed, especially one in an appeal or a divorce case.

  • Respondent (noun)

    a person who replies to something, especially one supplying information for a questionnaire or responding to an advertisement

    “most respondents to our questionnaire considered their practices to be in accordance with current medical guidelines”

  • Respondent (adjective)

    in the position of a party defending against a petition

    “the respondent defendant”

  • Respondent (adjective)

    replying to something

    “the respondent firms in the survey”

  • Respondent (adjective)

    involving or denoting a response, especially a conditioned reflex, to a specific stimulus.

Oxford Dictionary

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