Synonyms of reply


1. answer, reply, response, statement

usage: 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"

2. reply, response, speech act

usage: the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange; "he growled his reply"


1. answer, reply, respond, state, say, tell

usage: react verbally; "She didn't want to answer"; "answer the question"; "We answered that we would accept the invitation"

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Definition and meaning of reply (Dictionary)