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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 ?
Northern Constabulary said there appeared to be no suspicious circumstances but added that anyone who might have seen someone answering the description of the man should contact them.
But within three minutes (that's under a fiver) their computer had located a dog answering the description of mine.
Then the Isle of Man ferry Ben-my-Chree reported she had a vessel answering the description in sight of the Beverley Rose.
A man answering the description of the William Hill's robber may have been involved in two other incidents yesterday afternoon.
Police have asked anyone who saw the incident or noticed the van or the men answering the description to contact them on 02871 367337 or use the Crimestoppers confidential freephone number 0800 555 111.