write back to

write back to someone

to write a letter to someone in return for a letter received from someone. I wrote back to her at once, but I have heard no more from her. Please write back to me when you have a chance.
See also: back, write

write something back to someone

to write a letter answering someone. I wrote an answer back to her the same day that I received the letter. Will you please write something back to Julie? She complains that you are ignoring her. I wrote a letter back to Harry, explaining what had happened.
See also: back, write
References in classic literature ?
Says I, if it could stay where it is, all right; because when we get down the river a hundred mile or two I could write back to Mary Jane, and she could dig him up again and get it; but that ain't the thing that's going to happen; the thing that's going to happen is, the money 'll be found when they come to screw on the lid.
The spinster caused Briggs to write back to the Colonel a gracious and complimentary letter, encouraging him to continue his correspondence.
to write back to itself, to draw attention to it is literariness as it strives to address the problematic issues of its local environment.
If you find this letter, please write back to me, and I will write back to you," the letter said.
Where synchronous replication waits for a response from the remote system before acknowledging the write back to the application, asynchronous replication acknowledges write back to the application immediately and then transmits the data to the remote site.
Ryan, from Stockport, Greater Manchester who went on holiday to New York last year, said: "I'm pleased Mr Bush took the time to write back to me.
In that case, they write back to the support group and let them know, and the support group raises more money to send over.