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  • (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


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retaliate English Hindi meaning

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

Retaliate [ri-tal-ee-eyt]

  • (verb) make an attack in return for a similar attack

Retaliate (रिटैलीएट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • पलट कर हमला करना, बदला देना,प्रतिकार करना

Retaliate Origin

  • early 17th century: from Latin retaliat- ‘returned in kind’, from the verb retaliare, from re- ‘back’ + talis ‘such’.

Retaliate in a sentence (usage in newspaper)

  • The good news is that depending on deterrence, meaning the ability to retaliate after a surprise attack, has thus far averted nuclear conflict.
  • The attack led the Army to retaliate with cross-border surgical strikes against camps of NSCN(K).
  • Shameful of me not to retaliate.
  • Warner may just be the one who gets pinned by someone in retaliation.
  • India would retaliate for the beheading of its jawans.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of retaliate

  • jab maine paise “re” – “tally” kiye, toh much 500 Rs. ke note kam mile, I just retaliated.

Retaliate Pronunciation

Yuvraj Singh retaliates in his own style