To act in response
reciprocate, respond, answer, counter, reply, behave, give back, act; see also answer 1.
To feel in response
be affected, respond, take, be struck, be impressed, be moved, be involved, find, catch the infection*, catch the flame*; see also feel 2.
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To act in return to something, as a stimulus:
To present with a specified reaction: