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Synonyms for reply
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Wiktionary2.0 / 4 votes
follow up, comeback, get back to, answer back, respond, revert, counter, retort, react, answer, rejoin, reaction, riposte, return, rejoinder, response, account
To give a written or spoken response, especially to a question, request, accusation or criticism; to answer.
counter, return, react, get back to, answer, answer back, respond, rejoin, revert, follow up, retort, response, reaction, account, comeback, rejoinder, riposte
Something given in reply.
Johnabella replied to Partario's insult with a slap to his face.
answer, retort, answer back, rejoinder, get back to, revert, rejoin, counter, respond, return, follow up, react, account, response, comeback, riposte, reaction
To repeat something back; to echo.
react, counter, answer, retort, get back to, return, rejoin, follow up, answer back, respond, revert
English Synonyms and Antonyms3.5 / 2 votes
A verbal answer is a return of words to something that seems to call for them, and is made to a charge as well as to a question; an answer may be even made to an unspoken implication or manifestation; see Luke v, 22. In a wider sense, anything said or done in return for some word, action, or suggestion of another may be called an answer. The blow of an enraged man, the whinny of a horse, the howling of the wind, the movement of a bolt in a lock, an echo, etc., may each be an answer to some word or movement. A reply is an unfolding, and ordinarily implies thought and intelligence. A rejoinder is strictly an answer to a reply, tho often used in the general sense of answer, but always with the implication of something more or less controversial or opposed, tho lacking the conclusiveness implied in answer; an answer, in the full sense, to a charge, an argument, or an objection is adequate, and finally refutes and disposes of it; a reply or rejoinder may be quite inadequate, so that one may say, "This reply is not an answer;" "I am ready with an answer" means far more than "I am ready with a reply." A response is accordant or harmonious, designed or adapted to carry on the thought of the words that called it forth, as the responses in a liturgical service, or to meet the wish of him who seeks it; as, the appeal for aid met a prompt and hearty response. Repartee is a prompt, witty, and commonly good-natured answer to some argument or attack; a retort may also be witty, but is severe and may be even savage in its intensity.
answer, rejoinder, repartee, response, retort
An answer in writing, or by word of mouth, to the question.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote
Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 4 votes
answer, reply, responsenoun
a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
"I waited several days for his answer"; "he wrote replies to several of his critics"
solvent, reception, answer, solution, response, resolution, reaction, result
the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange
"he growled his reply"
answer, reply, respondverb
"She didn't want to answer"; "answer the question"; "We answered that we would accept the invitation"
respond, answer, serve, react, do, suffice, resolve
Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes
to hear back from someone or something
she waited patiently for them to answer back.Submitted by bbc4081 on March 18, 2023
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes
PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes
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How to use reply in a sentence?
If somebody says, I love you, to me, I feel as though I had a pistol pointed at my head. What can anybody reply under such conditions but that which the pistol-holder requires? I love you, too.
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People then reply :' It is not an operating system, it is real,' and the player can't believe it is real.
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Nigalidze would promptly reply to my moves and then literally run to the toilet, i noticed that he would always visit the same toilet partition, which was strange, since two other partitions weren’t occupied.
Translations for reply
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- رد, إجابة, جواب, أجابArabic
- odpovědět, odpověď, odepsatCzech
- genmæle, svare, besvare, besvarelse, svarDanish
- Entgegnung, antworten, erwidern, AntwortGerman
- repetir, responder, respuestaSpanish
- vastaus, palauttaa, vastataFinnish
- réponse, répondreFrench
- freagairt, freagairIrish
- freagair, freagairtScottish Gaelic
- freggyrt, freggyrManx
- उत्तर देना, जवाब, जवाब देनाHindi
- válaszol, felelHungarian
- risposta, rispondere, replicaItalian
- 答える, 答え, 返事, 返答, 回答, 返信Japanese
- وهڵام, وهڵام دانKurdish
- одговара, одговорMacedonian
- antwoorden, respons, beantwoorden, antwoordDutch
- svar, svareNorwegian
- odpowiadać, odpowiedziećPolish
- responder, resposta, repetirPortuguese
- отвечать, ответ, ответитьRussian
- svara, besvaraSwedish
- розповідати, розповістиUkrainian
- جواب, جواب دیناUrdu
- trả lời, hồi âm, hồi đápVietnamese
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