Synonym: acknowledge, answer, react, respond, retort. Antonym: question. Similar words: replace, replacement, deploy, take place, apply, comply, imply, supply. Meaning: [rɪ'plaɪ] n. 1. a statement (either spoken or written) that is made in reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation 2. the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange. v. reply or respond to.
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1. He was too racked by sobs to reply.
2. I'm looking forward to a prompt reply.
3. "If you must, " came the gruff reply.
4. Her reply displeased her father.
5. He did not reply to her question right away.
6. He grunted a monosyllabic reply.
7. We would appreciate an early reply.
8. His reply reduced me to silence.
9. Derek's terse reply ended the conversation.
10. I want an immediate reply.
11. In business, a prompt reply is imperative.
12. His reply to my question was somewhat ambiguous.
13. My letter received a swift reply.
14. I have just received his reply.
15. I am puzzled by his failure to reply.
16. Owen judged it best to make no reply.
17. MacTavish was characteristically forthright in his reply.
18. She waved her hand in reply.
19. He gave a non-committal grunt in reply.
20. I wrote, but she did not reply.
21. He insinuated his doubt of the reply.
22. Please give me an immediate reply.
23. He made no reply to my request.
24. His reply was taken half seriously, half in jest.
25. Hardly anyone has bothered to reply.
26. Do please forgive this tardy reply.
27. He did not deign to reply.
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28. You should receive a reply within seven days.
29. We look forward to your favorable reply.
30. I should like to think about your suggestion before I give a definite reply.
More similar words: replace, replacement, deploy, take place, apply, comply, imply, supply, simply, sharply, apply for, apply to, take the place of, comply with, report, repair, republic, report on, reporter, decrepit, repartee, Republican, represent, reporting, reparation, repeatedly, reportedly, obstreperous, entrepreneur, representative.