reply2 S2 W3 plural replies [countable]
something that is said, written, or done as a way of replying [= answer]:
I tried calling, but there was no reply.
We still haven't received a reply to our letter.
Stephen made no reply.
as a way of replying to something:
I am writing in reply to your letter of 1st June.
3 British EnglishDS
if a sports team gets a number of points or goals without reply, their opponents do not score