Meaning of “reply” - Learner’s Dictionary

reply

verb [ I, T ] uk us /rɪˈplaɪ/

B1 to answer:

"I don't understand," she replied.
He didn't reply to my email.
[ + that ] Henry replied that he had no idea what I was talking about.

(Definition of “reply verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)