reply to a charge


reply to a charge
index answer (judicial response)

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  • reply — re·ply n: a plaintiff s or complainant s response to a plea, allegation, or counterclaim in the defendant s answer Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. reply …   Law dictionary

  • reply — vb *answer, respond, rejoin, retort Contrasted words: *ask, question, interrogate, query, inquire, catechize, examine: *accuse, charge, impeach, indict: salute, greet, *address reply n answer, response, rejoinder, retort (see under …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • The Charge of the Light Brigade (poem) — The Charge of the Light Brigade Half a league, half a league,   Half a league onward, All in the valley of Death   Rode the six hundred. Forward, the Light Brigade! Charge for the guns he said: Into the valley of Death   Rode the six hundred …   Wikipedia

  • (the) Charge of the Light Brigade — the Charge of the Light Brigade [the Charge of the Light Brigade] a famous attack by British ↑cavalry (= soldiers on horses) during the ↑Crimean War in 1854. An order was understood wrongly, and the soldiers, armed only with ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • answer — an•swer [[t]ˈæn sər, ˈɑn [/t]] n. 1) a spoken or written reply or response to a question, request, letter, etc 2) a correct response to a question 3) an equivalent or approximation; counterpart: the French answer to the Beatles[/ex] 4) an action… …   From formal English to slang

  • Infallibility — • In general, exemption or immunity from liability to error or failure; in particular in theological usage, the supernatural prerogative by which the Church of Christ is, by a special Divine assistance, preserved from liability to error in her… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • answer — answerer, n. answerless, adj. /an seuhr, ahn /, n. 1. a spoken or written reply or response to a question, request, letter, etc.: He sent an answer to my letter promptly. 2. a correct response to a question asked to test one s knowledge. 3. an… …   Universalium

  • answer — an·swer 1 n 1: the defendant s written response to the plaintiff s complaint in a civil suit in which he or she may deny any of plaintiff s allegations, offer any defenses, and make any counterclaims against the plaintiff, cross claims against… …   Law dictionary

  • answer — /ˈænsə / (say ansuh), /ˈan / (say ahn ) noun 1. a spoken or written reply to a question, request, letter, etc. 2. a reply or response in act: the answer was a volley of fire. 3. a reply to a charge or an accusation. 4. Law a pleading of facts by… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Answer — An swer, n. [OE. andsware, AS. andswaru; and against + swerian to swear. [root]177, 196. See {Anti }, and {Swear}, and cf. 1st {un }.] 1. A reply to a charge; a defense. [1913 Webster] At my first answer no man stood with me. 2 Tim. iv. 16. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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