Respondent Definition

rĭ-spŏndənt
respondents
noun
respondents
A person who responds.
Webster's New World
The party who responds to a petition, as in equity, divorce, or appellate proceedings; the defendant in such proceedings.
Webster's New World
The party against whom a civil complaint is brought; the defendant in an equity case, as well as the person who is the subject of an appeal.
Webster's New World Law

Person that participates in research involving questionnaires.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
adjective
Giving or given as an answer; responsive.
American Heritage
Responding; answering.
Webster's New World
Of or being a respondent in a proceeding.
American Heritage
Respondent is defined as a person who is giving help or information.
An example of a respondent person is someone who rushes to help at the scene of an accident.
YourDictionary
Disposed or expected to respond; answering; according; corresponding.
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Singular:
respondent
Plural:
respondents

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