What is the opposite of respond?

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(respond to) Opposite of to speak or write in reaction to a question, or to another reaction
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Opposite of to react quickly or positively to a stimulus or treatment
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Opposite of act in response to something
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Opposite of to say or write as a reaction
“Not knowing the answer, Peter decided to ignore the question and move on to the next problem.”
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Opposite of compensate, give in return
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Opposite of to retaliate
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Opposite of to take action
“It's discouraging to see him idle about rather than do something about his unemployment.”
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Opposite of to speak in opposition to
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Opposite of to utter words using speech
“You must be quiet when the interviewer asks you not to say anything.”
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Opposite of to produce the desired effect
“He waited for an hour, but the medication would fizzle and have no effect.”
Noun
Opposite of something said or written in reaction, especially to a question
“When I approached him with a question about his business, he smiled and answered enthusiastically.”
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