Suprotno dejstvo, suprotno dejstvovanje, protivradnja, protivdejstvo.
med. Delatnost nekog dela tela izazvana pritiskom na njega;
prav. Obnova nekog pravnog spora; u politici: nazadna struja, nazadan pokret, nazadnjaštvo, namerno kočenje napretka ka boljem u državnom i društvenom životu i uništavanje već ostvarenog napretka da bi se mesto toga opet uspostavilo ono što je ranije postojalo i što je već jednom bilo odbačeno kao zastarelo, tj. kao smetnja napretku. (lat.)
opposition or resistance
archaic, opposition; resistance; denying an inference while admitting the fact on which it is based.
Action in opposition; resistance.
1. Response to an inquiry or experiment.
2. The process in which part of the output of a system is returned to its input.
ETYM Cf. French réaction.
In chemistry, the coming together of two or more atoms, ions, or molecules with the result that a chemical change takes place. The nature of the reaction is portrayed by a chemical equation.
1. (Mechanics) The equal and opposite force that is produced when any force is applied to a body.
2. A bodily process occurring due to the effect of some foregoing stimulus or agent; SYN. response.
3. A response that reveals a person's feelings or attitude.
4. An idea evoked by some experience.
5. Doing something in opposition to another way of doing it that one doesn't like.
6. Extreme conservatism in political or social matters.
ETYM Old Fren. response, respons, French réponse, from Latin responsum, from respondere. Related to Respond.
1. A phrase recited or sung by the congregation following a versicle by the priest or minister.
2. A result.
Any change in an organism occurring as a result of a stimulus. There are many different types of response, some involving the entire organism, others only groups of cells or tissues. Examples include the muscular contractions in an animal, the movement of leaves toward the light, and the onset of hibernation by small mammals at the start of winter.