respondent has definitions from the field of law
1
[ noun ] someone who responds

Synonyms

answerer responder

2
[ adjective ] replying

Synonyms

answering

Examples

"an answering glance" "an answering smile"

Related terms

responsive

3
[ noun ] (law) the codefendant (especially in a divorce proceeding) who is accused of adultery with the corespondent

Related terms

accused codefendant

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