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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 classic literature ?
"She is in London," Wingrave answered. "I have seen her from the window this morning.
"I don't imagine it will last very long," he answered, "and I shall get a fair amount of time to myself.
What do you say to this answer?--Figure is the only thing which always follows colour.
MENO: But if a person were to say that he does not know what colour is, any more than what figure is--what sort of answer would you have given him?
``To bid you prepare yourselves for death,'' answered the Jester.
``I am ready,'' answered Athelstane, ``to stand the worst of their malice, and shall walk to my death with as much composure as ever I did to my dinner.''
"This, then, is our answer. We have no words to waste on you.
An argument which the future is preparing in answer to the demands of American Socialism."
"You talk like a child," he answered roughly, "or else your whole conduct is a fraud.
"Not one moment," he answered. "Yes - now, this instant - or I go!"
"I go to bring my medicines, men of the king," I answered.
"Good!" I answered. "I will come now; but first I would run to my own place to see how it goes with Macropha, my wife.
In less than a half hour, at least twenty people passed and Pinocchio begged of each one, but they all answered:
"I cannot tell them things which I do not know myself," she answered, frowning.
"He's a brick," Trent answered. "We've been in some queer scrapes together - I've lots of messages for you!