Synonyms of reply in English:

reply


See definition of reply

verb

1‘Rachel didn't bother to reply’

SYNONYMS
answer, respond
acknowledge, write back
take the bait, rise to the bait, come back

2‘‘No, I didn't,’ he replied, defensively’

SYNONYMS
respond, answer, say in response, rejoin, return
retort, counter, fling back, hurl back, retaliate, come back
rare riposte

noun

1‘he did not wait for a reply’

SYNONYMS
answer, response, acknowledgement, rejoinder, return, reaction
retort, riposte
informal comeback
US informal clapback