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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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Google Answers receives two kinds of payments for its efforts in facilitating matches between askers and answerers.
Answerers' experience on the job is easily measured: Answerer experience is the number of questions previously answered by each answerer, which I call "contemporary answerer experience" or just experience.
In principle, the higher ratings of more experienced answers could result from a selection effect wherein higher quality answerers both enjoy higher ratings and elect to participate more or longer.
Answerers adjust their behavior to suit asker preferences for length and URL count.
But group norms and the limited "lock" function induce a race among answerers.
However, I have no reason to think the bias varies substantially across different kinds of questions or answerers, so this overstatement of effort does not suggest bias in my estimation of factors affecting pay per minute.
Measuring answerer time as detailed above, the base pay for answerers with no experience is on the order of $0.
The answerers who provide longer answers earn higher pay per minute even after controlling for experience.
As answerers gain experience, they often specialize in particular kinds of questions.
I find a statistically significant positive coefficient on the specialization index when predicting experience, implying that on the whole, more experienced answerers are more specialized.
Only a small fraction of the questions were ever marked NEED_HELP or ASK_INFO--by corollary, IPL question answerers offer help far more often than it is requested.
She said the company plans to come out in the fall with one analog 900MHz phone and one analog 900MHz phone with all-digital answerer.
The answerer has two voice mailboxes, 12-minute recording capacity, custom desk mount and remote message retrieval.
Selling prices range from $29 for a basic answerer to $140 for a phone-answerer combination.
Tops carries 12 answering machines and one cordless phone integrated with answerer from PhoneMate.