• (verb) say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner; “‘No need to be rude,’ retorted Isabel”
  • (noun) a sharp, angry, or witty reply; “she opened her mouth to make a suitably cutting retort”
  • (noun) a container or furnace for carrying out a chemical process on a large or industrial scale; “a laboratory full of bubbling retorts and crackling electrical equipment”

Retort meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Meaning)

  • मुंहतोड़ जवाब,  कड़ा उत्तर देना

Retort Origin

  • late 15th century (in the sense ‘hurl back an accusation or insult’): from Latin retort- ‘twisted back, cast back’, from the verb retorquere, from re- ‘in return’ + torquere ‘to twist’.

Retort in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu editorial newspaper)

  • Nani’s Retort to a crazy fan is going viral.
  • Asked an emotional Mamata Banerjee in her retort to a BJP leader’s comments in which he called the West Bengal chief minister a ‘hijra’.
  • People of Kashmir retort, is the Supreme Court oblivious of the fact that Kashmir was peaceful from October 2016 to April 2017!
  • Some males bring nesting material, while others weave thin threads into retort-shaped structures.
  • In retort, Sooraj said he was a member of the mess and had every right to be there, and allegedly added that he would eat beef inside the mess.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of retort

  • resort mein retort mat karna… bhaga denge

Retort Pronunciation


ABIDE English Hindi meaning

Abide Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary


  • (verb) accept or act in accordance with (a rule, decision, or recommendation); “I said I would abide by their decision”
  • (of a feeling or memory) continue without fading or being lost; “at least one memory will abide”
  • (informal) be unable to tolerate; “he cannot abide lies”

Abide (अबाइड) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • स्वीकार करना, बरदाश्त करना, एक जगह रहना, टिकना, ठहरना, पालन करना

Abide Origin

  • Old English ābīdan ‘wait’, from ā- ‘onwards’ + bīdan

Abide in a sentence (word usage from newspaper)

  • The Centre today said it will abide by Supreme Court verdict on the issue of freeing convicts.
  • When Laloo and co starts behaving like Indian citizens, abide by the law, end violence, stop provoke minorities, then they can ask questions.
  • Her family was an outcast as her father refused to abide by certain age-old traditions.
  • Moreover, the UB group chairman and Rajya Sabha member also said that he shall abide by the law and comply with the judicial system.
  • If the government has made the law, everybody should abide by it.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of abide

  • abide = “aa” jao “bride”, it’s our wedding night, you must abide by rituals.

Abide pronunciation

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