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English definition of “reply”
/rɪˈplaɪ/ verb (replying, replied, replied)
› [I or T] to give a spoken or written answer: 'Your comments have been noted,' he replied.reply to sb/sth He did not reply to a message left for him. 36 applicants replied to our advert.reply that 55% of respondents replied that they are confident in their companies' leaders.
› [I] to react to something that someone has done: The voters replied by voting 80% in favour.reply with sth After criticism for being slow to respond to changes in the market, the company replied with a major restructuring.