What is the opposite of answer?

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Noun
Opposite of something that is said, written, or done as a reaction to a question, statement, or situation
“You have raised a very good question!”
Noun
Opposite of a defense against an accusation
“The defendant did not make an admission to the charges, and a verdict cannot be reached at this time.”
Noun
Opposite of a solution to a problem or dilemma
“Whether I take the red pill or the blue pill is the dilemma I'm currently faced with.”
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Opposite of a plan, or set of actions proposed or used to solve a problem
“I have a solution for your current predicament but you are not going to like it.”
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Opposite of something that provides a means of understanding or achieving something
Noun
Opposite of a sound or sounds caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface back to the listener
Noun
Opposite of the action of solving a problem or contentious matter
Noun
Opposite of the produced result or effect of a particular process or event
“Like coin tosses, there may be no salient causation to be discerned in the outcomes.”
Noun
Opposite of a reactionary response to a product, service, or task
“The nonresponse we have received so far has been rather concerning.”
Noun
Opposite of a written, typed, or printed communication, sent in an envelope by post or messenger
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Opposite of the act of opening, unfolding, or explaining
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Opposite of a statement or account that makes something clear
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Opposite of a morally acceptable explanation for behavior, or for a belief or occurrence
Noun
Opposite of an instance of rebutting a claim or an accusation
Verb
Opposite of to say or write as a reaction
“Not knowing the answer, Peter decided to ignore the question and move on to the next problem.”
Verb
Opposite of to be suitable for fulfilling or satisfying a need
“The business will breach its legal compliance if certain regulatory actions have not been completed in a timely manner.”
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Opposite of to correspond to specified features or characteristics
“The Lee twins may look alike, but their personalities contradict each other.”
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Opposite of to respond to a telecommunications call
“I frequently ignore calls that come from telemarketing companies.”
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Opposite of to bring fulfillment or happiness to one's life
“I hope I've done nothing to dissatisfy any of the tenants, least of all you, sir.”
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(respond to) Opposite of to speak or write in reaction to a question, or to another reaction
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Opposite of to fulfill a desire, demand or need
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Opposite of to find an answer to a (usually complex) intellectual puzzle or problem
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Opposite of to fill in its entirety
“The form was filled out incorrectly. Please restart and try again.”
Verb
Opposite of to speak or write in reaction to a question, or to another reaction
“When I began to question him about his unsavory past, he merely rolled his eyes in contempt.”
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Opposite of to set free from entanglement or difficulty
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Opposite of speak or act in opposition to
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Opposite of act in response to something; respond in a particular way
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Opposite of to correspond or be in harmony with
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Opposite of pick up the telephone
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Opposite of to analyze or argue against a claim or piece of information
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Opposite of to decipher or solve through reasoning, analysis or logic
“You can use this software to encrypt the file.”
Verb
Opposite of to utter words using speech
“You must be quiet when the interviewer asks you not to say anything.”
Verb
Opposite of to be suitable or acceptable
“Insufficient qualifications will fail to satisfy the requirements for this job.”
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