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  • Info 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.
  • The young woman goes to answer the door and does not return.
  • More research is needed to provide a better answer to that question.
  • When he did not answer their call, they ran to him and found him dead.
  • The answer is that this mass is lost from a system which is not closed.
  • I am not sure there can be an answer to these questions.
  • But the really right answer is, what if he is?
  • The star was asked a question and gave an answer.
  • The answer of the last message sent is the result of the entire expression.
  • There is one answer which is a little too easy and quick.
  • But there is no answer for the main count against him.
  • One of the team members answered and asked me to hold the line for a moment.
  • The followers believe that the answer to such question is beyond human reach.
  • This, I suppose is the real answer to the question with which we started.
  • You have ten minutes to give me your answer.
  • Many long-standing questions about the world are answered as a result.
  • Some of the questions have been answered but many more remain open.
  • Before scientists could find the right answer, they needed to know more about motion.
  • His prayer was that day being answered for one section of the world.
  • Forest staff are on site for safety and to answer questions.
  • The same basic questions then had to be answered again until results were found.
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Meaning of answer

  • noun 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
  • noun The speech act of replying to a question
  • noun 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 controvert and it can contain affirmative defenses or counterclaims
  • noun A nonverbal reaction
    his answer to any problem was to get drunk, their answer was to sue me
  • verb React verbally
    She didn't want to answer, answer the question, We answered that we would accept the invitation
  • verb Respond to a signal
    answer the door, answer the telephone
  • verb Give the correct answer or solution to
    answer a question, answer the riddle
  • verb Understand the meaning of
    The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered
  • verb Give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument)
    The defendant answered to all the charges of the prosecution
  • verb Be liable or accountable
    She must answer for her actions
  • verb Match or correspond
    The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave
  • verb Be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of
    This may answer her needs
  • verb React to a stimulus or command
    The steering of my new car answers to the slightest touch