write back

phrasal verb

wrote back; written back; writing back; writes back
: to send someone a letter, email, etc., in response to one that was sent
He wrote back (to me) as soon as he got my card.
I sent him a letter, but he never wrote me back.

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“Write back.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/write%20back. Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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