Part of speech:
To contradict, refute, or oppose, esp. in a formal manner by argument, proof, etc., as in a debate
Reply is defined as to speak or write a response to something.
To have a repartee (conversation marked by repartees)
To pay (money borrowed in the past) to (a person, bank, etc. that loaned it)
To speak or act in response, as to a question
Respond is defined as to answer or reply or to act in return.
To go back in thought or speech
A matter or case of difficulty
To show, feel, or give in response or return:
To expect or demand:
The definition of attack is to make an attempt to hurt someone or something (physically or verbally), to destroy someone or something, to impact someone or something in a dangerous manner, or to forcibly take someone or something.
To return like for like, especially to return an unfriendly or hostile action with a similar one
A person or thing that counts; computer
Rejoinder is a quick reply that is often sharp or witty, or is a legal term referring to a defendant's answer to a plaintiff's legal action.
(--- Ecclesiastical) Something that is spoken or sung by a congregation or choir in answer to the officiating minister or priest.
A reply, especially a quick witty one; a retort.
To come, or go, again into the presence of; to join the company of again.
To retort quickly.
An answer is defined as something that is similar or a close copy.
To make a sharp snapping sound:
(Now Rare) To direct quips, or gibes, at
Find another word for retort. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for retort, like: snap back, shoot back, rebut, reply, repartee, repay, reprisal, respond, return, question and request.