Definitions English

  • To give an answer in speech or writing.
  • To respond by an action or gesture.
  • To echo.
  • To return gunfire or an attack: The big guns replied.
  • Law To respond to a defendant's plea.
  • To say or give as an answer: I replied that I was unable to help them. See Synonyms at answer.
  • A response in speech or writing.
  • A response by an action or gesture.
  • Law A plaintiff's formal response in answer to that of a defendant.