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(Printing) The depression between the raised lines of the face on a piece of type.
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  1. (Printing) The depression between the raised lines of the face on a piece of type.
  2. A long table, board, cabinet top, etc., as in a store, lunchroom, or kitchen, for the display and sale of goods, the serving or preparing of food, etc.
  3. (Football) A play in which most blockers move in one direction while the running back with the ball moves in the opposite direction
An answer to a reply
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  1. An answer to a reply
  2. A pleading in common law, made by the defendant to answer a replication by the plaintiff. A pleading in common law, made by the defendant to answer a replication by the plaintiff.
  3. A quick response that involves disagreement or is witty; especially an answer to a reply.
(Physiol., Psychol.) Any biological reaction or behavior resulting from the application of a stimulus
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  1. (Physiol., Psychol.) Any biological reaction or behavior resulting from the application of a stimulus
  2. Something said or done in answer; reply or reaction
  3. (Electronics) The ratio of the output to the input, as for a given frequency, of a device or system operating under specified conditions
A reply, especially a quick witty one; a retort.
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  1. A reply, especially a quick witty one; a retort.
  2. A return (e.g. to popularity, success, etc.).
  3. A retort or answer.
To become joined again.
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  1. To become joined again.
  2. To say in reply, especially in sharp response to a reply.
  3. To join again; to unite after separation.
To make a return thrust.
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  1. To make a return thrust.
  2. To retort quickly.
To act in response to:
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  1. To act in response to:
  2. To be liable or accountable:
  3. To speak or write in response to:
(Law, intransitive) To answer, as the defendant to the plaintiff's replication.
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  1. (Law, intransitive) To answer, as the defendant to the plaintiff's replication.
  2. To say in answer
  3. (Archaic, intransitive): To answer to a reply.
A plaintiff’s response to a defendant’s answer or counterclaim in a civil case; a plaintiff’s response (with the court’s permission) to a charge from a third party; in common law, the answer of the plaintiff to the answer or pleading of the defendant; the reply may be followed by a rejoinder by the defendant. A plaintiff’s response to a defendant’s answer or counterclaim in a civil case; a plaintiff’s response (with the court’s permission) to a charge from a third party; in common law, the answer of the plaintiff to the answer or pleading of the defendant; the reply may be followed by a rejoinder by the defendant. the act of responding to a pleading of an opposing party.
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  1. A plaintiff’s response to a defendant’s answer or counterclaim in a civil case; a plaintiff’s response (with the court’s permission) to a charge from a third party; in common law, the answer of the plaintiff to the answer or pleading of the defendant; the reply may be followed by a rejoinder by the defendant. A plaintiff’s response to a defendant’s answer or counterclaim in a civil case; a plaintiff’s response (with the court’s permission) to a charge from a third party; in common law, the answer of the plaintiff to the answer or pleading of the defendant; the reply may be followed by a rejoinder by the defendant. the act of responding to a pleading of an opposing party.
  2. To say in answer
  3. (Law) To respond to the defendant's answer or plea.
To say in answer; reply
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  1. To say in answer; reply
  2. To answer; reply
  3. To act in return, as if in answer
To go back in thought or speech
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  1. To go back in thought or speech
  2. To answer or respond:
  3. To answer; reply; retort
To make a return thrust.
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  1. To make a return thrust.
  2. To retort quickly.
In a contrary direction, manner, etc.; in opposition; opposite
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  1. In a contrary direction, manner, etc.; in opposition; opposite
  2. To act, do, move, etc. counter to (a person or thing); oppose or check
  3. To or toward an opposite or dissimilar course or outcome:
To give and take something mutually.
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  1. To give and take something mutually.
  2. To give, do, feel, etc. in return; return in kind or degree
  3. To move back and forth alternately:
To return an injury, wrong, etc. for (an injury, wrong, etc. given); requite in kind
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  1. To return an injury, wrong, etc. for (an injury, wrong, etc. given); requite in kind
  2. To pay back (an injury) in kind.
  3. To do something in response to an action done to oneself or an associate, especially to attack or injure someone as a response to a hurtful action.
A return (e.g. to popularity, success, etc.).
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  1. A return (e.g. to popularity, success, etc.).
  2. A retort or answer.
  3. A witty reply
A swift, witty reply, especially one that is amusing.
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  1. A swift, witty reply, especially one that is amusing.
  2. A quick, witty reply
  3. A swift, witty reply.
(Fencing) A sharp, swift thrust made after parrying an opponent's lunge
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  1. (Fencing) A sharp, swift thrust made after parrying an opponent's lunge
  2. (Sports) A quick thrust given after parrying an opponent's lunge in fencing.
  3. A sharp, swift response or retort
Find another word for retort. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for retort, like: counter, rejoinder, response, comeback, rejoin, riposte, snap back, shoot back, answer, answer and answer.