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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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Good morning,'' each child answers back, mouthing and signing the same words before giving the teacher a hug.
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If someone doesn't believe something one character playfully says, ``Shut up,'' and another answers back, ``No, you shut up.
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The sign answers back, coldly, ``This excuse is not acceptable.