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Noun
Something that is said, written, or done as a reaction to a question, statement, or situation
“His answer was heavy on verbosity, yet failed to address any of the points raised.”
Noun
A defense against an accusation
“Do you have an answer to the allegations being leveled against you?”
Noun
A solution to a problem or dilemma
“There may be situations where the answer may not be entirely obvious.”
Verb
To say or write as a reaction
“In response to the question, she would answer by providing as much detail as possible.”
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To be suitable for fulfilling or satisfying a need
“Throughout most of history, crude forms of fuel would answer the world's energy needs.”
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To speak in defense against
“The men appeared in court today to answer charges of disorderly conduct.”
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To be accountable or responsible to
“I answer directly to the manager of my department.”
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To find an answer for through reasoning
“Bilbo sometimes found it hard to answer Gollum's riddles.”
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To correspond to specified features or characteristics
“We have found two men who answer the description given to us of the suspects.”
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To respond to a telecommunications call
“My phone is ringing and I need to answer it.”
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