Definition of Answer. Meaning of Answer. Synonyms of Answer

Definition of Answer. Meaning of Answer. Synonyms of Answer

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Definition of Answer

Answer
Answer An"swer, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Answered; p. pr. & vb. n. Answering.] [OE. andswerien, AS. andswerian, andswarian, to answer, fr. andswaru, n., answer. See Answer, n.] 1. To speak in defense against; to reply to in defense; as, to answer a charge; to answer an accusation. 2. To speak or write in return to, as in return to a call or question, or to a speech, declaration, argument, or the like; to reply to (a question, remark, etc.); to respond to. She answers him as if she knew his mind. --Shak. So spake the apostate angel, though in pain: . . . And him thus answered soon his bold compeer. --Milton. 3. To respond to satisfactorily; to meet successfully by way of explanation, argument, or justification, and the like; to refute. No man was able to answer him a word. --Matt. xxii. 46. These shifts refuted, answer thine appellant. --Milton. The reasoning was not and could not be answered. --Macaulay. 4. To be or act in return or response to. Hence: (a) To be or act in compliance with, in fulfillment or satisfaction of, as an order, obligation, demand; as, he answered my claim upon him; the servant answered the bell. This proud king . . . studies day and night To answer all the debts he owes unto you. --Shak. (b) To render account to or for. I will . . . send him to answer thee. --Shak. (c) To atone; to be punished for. And grievously hath C[ae]zar answered it. --Shak. (d) To be opposite to; to face. The windows answering each other, we could just discern the glowing horizon them. --Gilpin. (e) To be or act an equivalent to, or as adequate or sufficient for; to serve for; to repay. [R.] Money answereth all things. --Eccles. x. 19. (f) To be or act in accommodation, conformity, relation, or proportion to; to correspond to; to suit. Weapons must needs be dangerous things, if they answered the bulk of so prodigious a person. --Swift.

Meaning of Answer from wikipedia

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- Answer This! is an American 2011 comedy film written and directed by Christopher Farah, starring Christopher Gorham, Arielle Kebbel, and Chris Parnell...
- million years to compute and check the answer, which turns out to be 42. Deep Thought points out that the answer seems meaningless because the beings who...
- it is cl****ified as a real answer; if the intervals are altered to maintain the key it is a tonal answer. A tonal answer is usually called for when...
- The Answers is the first album by Blue October. It was recorded in October 1997 at Sound Arts Studio in Houston, Texas and released in the United States...
- group announced the release of their third reissue album Love Yourself: Answer for August 24, 2018, with seven new tracks added to the release. Their 2018...
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