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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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AMEX:LFP) has joined the ranks of hundreds of leading firms and answered an investor's question.
The deputy, who was suspected of involvement in thefts from an evidence room, had previously answered investigators questions concerning the thefts after being told that his answers could not be used against him criminally.
The complete list of questions Mr Stanton answered were:
Others want every possible scenario examined and all questions answered before they feel comfortable implementing a new statement.
Participants who answered that both choices were equally likely for Q3 were probably using the representativeness heuristic to their detriment.
In 1998, the Supreme Court answered that question in LaChance v.
This integration of service offerings enables a site's users to search existing answers and generate new questions for the Answerbag knowledgebase, which can then be answered by users on Answerbag or any other site or service within Answerbag's active social search community.
The present study undertook the next step, which is to develop a reliable method for assessing the thinking levels at which the questions are answered.