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Synonyms for answer

acknowledge

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pick up

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fit

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defend yourself against

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defence

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answer for something: be responsible for

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  • be responsible for
  • be to blame for
  • be liable for
  • be accountable for
  • take the rap for
  • be answerable for
  • be chargeable for

answer for something: pay for

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  • pay for
  • suffer for
  • atone for
  • make amends for

answer someone back

answer to someone

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  • be responsible to
  • obey
  • work under
  • be ruled by
  • be managed by
  • be subordinate to
  • be accountable to
  • be answerable to

Synonyms for answer

something spoken or written in return, as to a question or demand

something worked out to explain, resolve, or provide a method for dealing with and settling a problem

to speak or act in response, as to a question

to meet a need or requirement

to supply fully or completely

Synonyms for answer

a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation

a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem

the principal pleading by the defendant in response to plaintiff's complaint

a nonverbal reaction

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respond to a signal

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give the correct answer or solution to

understand the meaning of

give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument)

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be liable or accountable

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match or correspond

be satisfactory for

react to a stimulus or command

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References in periodicals archive ?
When jobs were for life, The Beatles were gods and woe betide anyone who answered back to their mother?
She said Mr Jones had ridiculed her brother during his early life because he limped after having polio - but his son was even tempered and had never answered back.
The Colts rallied and tied the score, but then the Patriots answered back.
In fact, there is a family legend that she once spoke to a wax policeman at Madame Tussaud's, and he answered back.
However, the 25-year-old refused to accept the carpeting and answered back, sparking an angry exchange which eventually resulted in the two men having to be separated.
We are aware of the danger [of continuing toward Cuban air space], but we're going to do it as free Cubans," the pilots answered back.
Munroe started the second-half in style by snatching his second try but again Cleckheaton answered back, this time through an unconverted Neil Welch.
When I was at Celtic, Billy McNeill fined me quite a few times but not because I answered back.