Synonyms of respond in English:

respond


See definition of respond

verb

1‘they do not respond to questions’

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
ANTONYMS

ask, ignore

2‘‘No,’ she responded’

SYNONYMS
say in response, answer, reply, rejoin, retort, return, riposte, counter, fling back, hurl back, retaliate, come back

3‘Western countries have been slow to respond to appeals’

SYNONYMS
react to, act in response to, make a response
hit back at, take the bait, rise to the bait, reciprocate, return the favour, retaliate, give as good as one gets, give tit for tat
ANTONYMS

make, ignore