Synonyms for retort

Synonyms for (noun) retort

Synonyms: retort

Definition: a vessel where substances are distilled or decomposed by heat

Similar words: vessel

Definition: an object used as a container (especially for liquids)


Synonyms: rejoinder, replication, retort, return, riposte, counter, comeback

Definition: a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

Usage: it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher

Similar words: response, reply

Definition: the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange

Usage: he growled his reply

Synonyms for (verb) retort

Synonyms: retort, return, riposte, rejoin, repay, come back

Definition: answer back

Similar words: answer, reply, respond

Definition: react verbally

Usage: She didn't want to answer; answer the question; We answered that we would accept the invitation