to answer someone (formal)
Past Participle form
I respond to all emails within 24 hours.
Thank you for your letter. We will respond in 5 working days.
A: Can you respond to this letter for me please?
B: Yes. Would you like to see it before I send it?
A: Yes please.
I responded to him yesterday.
He responded to the letter received two days ago.
A: Did you read the letter from the accountants?
B: Yes, and I responded immediately.
A: Good. I can't believe they wrote that.
B: Me neither.
I'm in the middle of responding to their letters.
She's responding to her messages so I know she's okay.
A: How's Janey?
B: She's responding to treatment but she's still ill.
A: I'm sorry to hear that. Please give her my best.
I've responded to the email because I needed to by Friday.
My friend has responded to the offer but decided to reject it.
A: Have you responded to him?
B: No, not yet. It's going to be difficult email to write.
A: Yes, but you need to do it.
B: I know.