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Verb
/ˈansər/,
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answers, plural;
  1. Say or write something to deal with or as a reaction to someone or something
    • - “Of course I can,” she answered
    • - she answered that she would take nothing but the ring
    • - she tried to answer his questions truthfully
    • - I didn't answer him
    • - Steve was about to answer, but Hazel spoke first
  2. Provide the required responses to (a test or quiz)
    • - answer the questions below for a chance to win a vacation
  3. Respond impudently or disrespectfully to someone, esp. when being criticized or told to do something
    • - one couldn't argue with a parent; one couldn't answer back
    • - Mary resisted the temptation to answer her mother back
  4. Act in reaction to (a sound such as a telephone ringing or a knock or ring on a door)
    • - David answered the door
    • - she called Edward's house, hoping he would answer
  5. Act in response to (a stimulus)
    • - answering the call of nature
  6. Discharge (a responsibility or claim)
    • - they answered the call of duty in World War II
  7. Defend oneself against (a charge, accusation, or criticism)
    • - he said he would return to Spain to answer all charges
  8. Be responsible or to blame for
    • - the dust mite has a lot to answer for, especially if you are asthmatic
  9. Be responsible or report to (someone)
    • - I answer to the assistant commissioner
  10. Be required to explain or justify oneself to (someone)
    • - you will have the police to answer to
  11. Be suitable for fulfilling (a need); satisfy
    • - entrepreneurship is necessary to answer the needs of national and international markets
    • - nothing short of that would answer
Noun
  1. A thing said, written, or done to deal with or as a reaction to a question, statement, or situation
    • - he knocked and entered without waiting for an answer
  2. A thing written or said in reaction to a question in a test or quiz
    • - write your answers on a postcard
  3. The correct solution to such a question
    • - the answer is 280°
  4. A solution to a problem or dilemma
    • - the answer to poverty and unemployment is a properly funded range of services
  5. A thing or person that imitates or fulfills the same role as something or someone else
    • - the press called her Britain's answer to Marilyn Monroe
  6. The defendant's reply to the plaintiff's charges


  1. react verbally; "She didn't want to answer"; "answer the question"; "We answered that we would accept the invitation"
  2. a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation; "I waited several days for his answer"; "he wrote replies to several of his critics"
  3. solution: a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
  4. the speech act of replying to a question
  5. the principal pleading by the defendant in response to plaintiff's complaint; in criminal law it consists of the defendant's plea of `guilty' or `not guilty' (or nolo contendere); in civil law it must contain denials of all allegations in the plaintiff's complaint that the defendant hopes to ...
  6. understand the meaning of; "The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered"
  7. Generally, an answer is a reply to a question or is a solution, a retaliation, or a response that is relevant to the said question.
  8. ANSWER, released on February 25, 2009 is Angela Aki's 3rd Japanese studio album. It sold 74,068 copies in its first week, peaking at Number 1 on the Oricon charts. It includes a re-recording of We're All Alone, a song that she had previously covered on One. ...
  9. The Answer is the name of two fictional comic book characters, owned by Marvel Comics and appearing that that company's Marvel Universe. Aaron Nicholson first appeared in Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #92. After his "death", S.H.I.E.L.D. ...
  10. In sports, answering is the act of scoring following the opponent scoring that match the scoring act, thereby neutralizing the most recent scoring effort of the opponent and keeping in line with the opponent's score.
  11. The Answer is the fifty-third book in the Animorphs series.
  12. The Answer are an Irish hard rock and blues-rock band from Newcastle and Downpatrick, County Down, Northern Ireland. They have achieved success with their debut album Rise selling in excess of 30,000 copies in the UK & Europe, 10,000 on day one in Japan and 100,000 worldwide.
  13. (ANSWERS) 1-a, 2-a, 3-d, 4-c, 5-b, 6-d, 7-c, 8-a, 9-a, 10-c
  14. (Answers) 1J, 2F, 3I, 4A, 5H, 6C, 7B, 8G, 9E, 10D
  15. (Answers) Sustainable solutions to problems and feedback on results.
  16. (Answers) The response(s) generated by the Customer Interface Daemon upon the successful registration by a new customer. The response is a template file that is processed by the Customer Interface Daemon before passing it to the registration agent (browser, CD software, etc.)
  17. (Answers) Written pleadings given into court in defence to a claim or action.
  18. (Answers) magazine is the Bible-affirming, creation-based magazine from Answers in Genesis. In it you will find fascinating content and stunning photographs that present creation and worldview articles along with relevant cultural topics. ...
  19. A formal response to a claim, admitting or denying the allegations in the claim.
  20. written response by a respondent that states whether he or she admits (agrees with) or denies (disagrees with) the allegations in the petition. Any allegations not specifically denied are considered to be admitted.
  21. In a civil case, the defendant's written response to the plaintiff's complaint. It must be filed within a specified period of time, and it either admits to or (more typically) denies the factual or legal basis for liability.
  22. The formal written statement by a defendant in a civil case that responds to a complaint, articulating the grounds for defense.
  23. The legal document filed by a party against whom a lawsuit has been filed. The answer admits or denies facts alleged in the complaint and sets forth legal defenses to the complaint.
  24. answarian; andwyrdan (+dat); oncweðan
  25. The legal response filed by the Respondent to a petition. Required to be filed the Monday following twenty (20) days after service of process.