Retort - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 21/10/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Retort.

6 letter answer(s) to retort

  1. 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. the speech act of replying to a question
  3. understand the meaning of; "The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered"
  4. give the correct answer or solution to; "answer a question"; "answer the riddle"
  5. react to a stimulus or command; "The steering of my new car answers to the slightest touch"
  6. respond to a signal; "answer the door"; "answer the telephone"
  7. give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument); "The defendant answered to all the charges of the prosecution"
  8. react verbally; "She didn't want to answer"; "answer the question"; "We answered that we would accept the invitation"
  9. be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of; "This may answer her needs"

7 letter answer(s) to retort

  1. answer back
  2. make a return thrust; "his opponent riposted"
  3. (fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge
  4. a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one);

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