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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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Leicester Lions answered back with an equally impressive run from winger Scott Alfeld, who scored two for his side.
She said Mr Jones had ridiculed her brother during his early life because he limped after having polio - but his son was even tempered and had never answered back.
In fact, there is a family legend that she once spoke to a wax policeman at Madame Tussaud's, and he answered back. She was a skilled sailor and horsewoman, a great wit, and a woman of gentle strength and great integrity.
'Should the boat be making that rumbling sound?' her partner answered back."
And history answered back. "If anyone is going to find any defendant guilty," The Washington Post scolded after a series of merciless strips on Watergate, "it's going to be the due process of justice, not a comic strip artist." Years later, Trudeau tore into the town of Palm Beach, Florida, where blacks and Hispanics were randomly stopped by police under a law that required domestic servants to register with the police.
"We are aware of the danger [of continuing toward Cuban air space], but we're going to do it as free Cubans," the pilots answered back.
But Mighty Sports answered back with a scorching 20-1 run of their own to effectively blow the game away.
Green answered back with a quick dunk but time wasn't on Team Heart's side.