Origin of reply
synonym study for reply
OTHER WORDS FROM replyre·pli·er, nounun·re·plied, adjectiveun·re·ply·ing, adjective
How to use reply in a sentence
King Lear becomes Lear texting “okay who wants a kingdom,” to which Goneril replies “me me I do.”
To be fair, these are replies to arguments put forth by the plaintiffs in the case.
“Like Gwyneth Paltrow,” Eliza replies, finally understanding the concept of inner beauty.
To which the officer replies angrily, "You're going to jail, and I'm not your brother!"
“Tell me before I forget,” Cianci replies, and when they do, he remembers a graduation, an uncle, a Little League tournament.
Even the policeman who is paid to direct you, replies to your inquiry with the shortest and gruffest monosyllable that will do.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
This heterodox opinion brought upon him a crowd of antagonistic replies, and amongst them the Rfutation of Bodin.
"Yes, Donald; but I never told you that you should swallow them," replies the pastor, who was as witty as his parishioner.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
The old man sighs and replies: “I once had to leave Paris myself”; looking at me as if he were speaking to an old resident.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
Nothing can give more pleasure in a correspondence, than prompt replies.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley