Definition of reply :
1. Figuratively, to do something in return for something done; as, to reply to a signal; to reply to the fire of a battery.
2. That which is said, written, or done in answer to what is said, written, or done by another; an answer; a response.
3. To answer a defendant's plea.
4. To make a return in words or writing; to respond; to answer.
5. To return for an answer.
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defense (part of speech: noun)
correspondence (part of speech: noun)
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answer (part of speech: verb)
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