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reply 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/riˈplī/,
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replies, 3rd person singular present; replied, past tense; replied, past participle; replying, present participle;
  1. Say something in response to something someone has said
    • - he was gone before we could reply to his last remark
    • - she replied that she had been sound asleep
    • - “I'm OK—just leave me alone,” he replied
  2. Write back to someone one has received a letter from
    • - she replied with a long letter the next day
  3. Respond by a similar action or gesture
    • - they replied to the shelling with a heavy mortar attack on the area
Noun
  1. A verbal or written answer
    • - I received a reply from the firm's managing director
    • - “No,” was the curt reply
  2. The action of answering someone or something
    • - I am writing in reply to your letter of June 1
  3. A response in the form of a gesture, action, or expression
    • - we scored the first goal and they hit a late reply
  4. A plaintiff's response to the defendant's plea


  1. answer: a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation; "I waited several days for his answer"; "he wrote replies to several of his critics"
  2. answer: react verbally; "She didn't want to answer"; "answer the question"; "We answered that we would accept the invitation"
  3. the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange; "he growled his reply"
  4. A reply is a statement or acknowledgment made in response to an interrogative question, request or comment. Replies are communicated in a variety of ways, the most common being spoken or written, and act as a way of conveying relevant information and continuing a conversational exchange.
  5. Twitter is a website, owned and operated by Twitter Inc., which offers a social networking and microblogging service which enables its users to send and read other users' messages called tweets. Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140 characters displayed on the user's profile page. ...
  6. The reply is a response by plaintiff to defendant's answer. A reply occurs only when defendant has asserted a counterclaim or the court has ordered a reply.
  7. A written or spoken response; part of a conversation; Something given in reply; To give a written or spoken response, especially to a question, request, accusation or criticism; to answer; To act or gesture in response; To repeat something back; to echo
  8. (Replies) 15 - Pages: 2 [ 1 2 | Next ] - Last Post: Mar 8, 2011 9:35 PM Last Post By: user13485610
  9. (Replies) You’ll see this link in the right-hand column of your Twitter page. Clicking it will show you all the Tweets that include your @Handle. In other words, messages for you or about you.
  10. (replies) when responding to a twitter post from someone, include their name after the @ sign and it shows up in their “replies” tab. IMHO, it also signifies a dialog versus monologue/blasts (hint, very important for brands…)
  11. (replies) when you hit “reply” in the tweet, the @username automatically pops up. They are public and visible to all your followers.
  12. The response by a party to charges raised in a pleading by the other party.
  13. A response to a pleading that has raised a new matter as a defense.
  14. a plaintiff's response to a defendant's answer when the answer contains a counterclaim
  15. a public remark that a requestor can see. A synonym for Correspondence.
  16. Information requested by a client program using the X protocol is sent back to the client with a reply. Both events and replies are multiplexed on the same connection. Most requests do not generate replies, but some requests generate multiple replies.
  17. the form the defendant uses to answer the notice of claim
  18. In law, an answer or rebuttal to a claim made or a defence raised by the other party to an action. See “Action,” “Claim” and “Defence.”
  19. An acknowledgment (positive or negative) sent from the server to the user via the telnet connections. The general form of a reply is a completion code (including error codes) followed by an ASCII text string. The codes are for use by programs and the text is for human users.
  20. An answer to a challenge. See also challenge; countersign; password.
  21. a written response by the Respondent to an Arbitration Notice filed by the Claimant.
  22. Written at the beginning of a tweet, an @reply indicates a direct correspondence between you and the Twitter user you @reply to. By typing @ and a specific username at the beginning of your tweet, you ensure that the user will see that tweet and know it is directly written to them. ...
  23. (1) A response to an inquiry. (2) In SNA, a request unit sent only in reaction to a received request unit. (3) In CMS Multitasking interprocess communication, the action of sending a response to a message received from a queue.
  24. Send a mail to the person who has written what you are reading.
  25. The @ sign is used to indicate that you are replying to a specific username. For example, if you want to pass a message Barack Obama, you’ll send your message to @BarackObama. Remember that @replies are public, so will feature in the timeline as well as homepage and profile. ...