Definition of 'reply'
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He has yet to receive a reply and meanwhile the building nears completion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He did not receive a reply. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I have called and sent emails to his closest collaborator and received very friendly replies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I then sent a text and he replied by saying he couldn't comment on confidential medical records. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He asks for aces and receives the good reply of two (just one missing ace). Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Seagulls had scored 10 goals without reply from three previous league and cup home games this term. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And it has now delivered nine goals without reply in the three games since the Italian changed his set-up. The Sun (2016)After two months it finally replied, saying its warranty was regional rather than international, regardless of where a product was bought. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The doctors have seemingly stopped replying to her letters. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Write or email me for a guaranteed detailed personal reply. The Sun (2009)My son complained but received no reply. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was asked a question and replied. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And what did he say in reply? Times, Sunday Times (2009)She received no reply to her letter. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That way a personal reply is guaranteed. The Sun (2013)Write me a letter or email me for a guaranteed detailed personal reply. The Sun (2009)His reply was something like this. Training with N.L.P. (1994)Sift through the replies you receive. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When the pastor asked him what should be done about the situation the defendant replied that he would need to "get saved. Christianity Today (2000)In her reply, she says quietly that she will not trouble him further with her grief. Words Of Love: Passionate Women from Heloise to Sylvia Plath (2006)If you send a text, wait for a reply before sending another. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some asked questions: each received a reply. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So: no reply to question = sender offended. Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005)For a guaranteed, detailed reply, write to me or email me. The Sun (2008)Back comes the reply'What about China? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The question came down to the interpretation of the defendant 's final reply e-mail. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Write a generous letter of reply, with interesting memories of mother-in-law. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Elizabeth was pleased; though when she asked herself the reason, she had very little to say in reply. Pride and Prejudice (1813)One replies, 'That is funny! Times, Sunday Times (2009)When I turned my head to ask something, they replied with a knee in the ribs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I am unsure of her exact reply but something similar to'last week '. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'reply'
British English: reply /rɪˈplaɪ/ NOUN
A reply is something that you say or write when you answer someone or answer a letter or advertisement.
I called out his name, but there was no reply.
- American English: reply
- Arabic: إجابَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: resposta
- Chinese: 答复
- Croatian: odgovor
- Czech: odpověď na dopis
- Danish: svar
- Dutch: antwoord
- European Spanish: contestación
- Finnish: vastaus
- French: réponse
- German: Antwort
- Greek: απάντηση
- Italian: risposta
- Japanese: 返事
- Korean: 대답
- Norwegian: svar
- Polish: odpowiedź
- European Portuguese: resposta
- Romanian: răspuns
- Russian: ответ
- Spanish: contestación
- Swedish: svar
- Thai: คำตอบ
- Turkish: yanıt
- Ukrainian: відповідь
- Vietnamese: câu trả lời
British English: reply /rɪˈplaɪ/ VERB
When you reply to something that someone has said or written to you, you say or write an answer to them.
He replied that this was impossible.
He never replied to my letters.
- American English: reply
- Arabic: يُجيبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: responder
- Chinese: 答复
- Croatian: odgovoriti
- Czech: odpovědět
- Danish: svare
- Dutch: antwoorden
- European Spanish: contestar
- Finnish: vastata
- French: répondre
- German: antworten
- Greek: απαντώ
- Italian: rispondere
- Japanese: 返事をする
- Korean: 대답하다
- Norwegian: svare
- Polish: odpowiedzieć
- European Portuguese: responder
- Romanian: a răspunde
- Russian: отвечать
- Spanish: contestar
- Swedish: svara
- Thai: ให้คำตอบ
- Turkish: yanıtlamak
- Ukrainian: відповідати
- Vietnamese: đáp lại
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