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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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The Answerer plays randomly generated crossword puzzles, asynchronously created by the Describer.
Instead of instigators, readers, singers, and answerers of courtly verse, women appear in the almost exclusively male-voiced verse of the printed miscellanies as the silent objects of male desire or the vilified subjects of male intrigue and renunciation.
The Madonna machine is oiled by business managers, accountants, publicists, caterers, nannies, make-up artists, gardeners, minders, phone answerers and dog walkers.
Responsibility is irreducibly personal," Harmon argues, "by virtue of people's status as agents of as well as answerers for their actions" (p.
As Beck (1992) stated, these question may lead to embarrassing answerers, but they must be answered to put this controversial issue into perspective.
They were, moreover, catching boys, who were all of a sudden the makers of dates, the answerers of classroom questions, and not my friends either.
And show us, inescapably, that "We as readers are the answerers, the novel's own future' (p.
Ask a group of judges for whom they write, and you will get at least as many answers as there are answerers.
Q&A, another popular type of knowledge-sharing ESM, is a searchable online forum designed for sharing knowledge and expertise between question askers and answerers.
Answers service through November 2003, and I find notable trends in answerer behavior: More experienced answerers provide answers with the characteristics askers most value, receiving higher ratings as a result.
He is always, out of principle, evoking--bringing to center stage--that which the hegemonic discourse leaves unsaid (silences) or relegates to the irrelevant margins, thus always preserving the question from the brutal answerers.
Of the answerers, 51% said that they still have unused medications.
People put a monetary value on answers that sometimes even the Google Answerers try to talk them out of.
After the question has been answered, an administrator checks the answer (an important step, as IPL reference is chiefly an educational enterprise and many of the answerers are students still in the process of learning reference techniques) and then removes the item from the category.
Seen in the light of this epochal de-sedimentation of the disciplinary structure of being, a reader who is adequate to the task of opposing the brutal answerers that now, in the wake of 9/11, command attention, would be, in Said's term, secular or worldly, that is, one whose perspective on the question of being is not transcendental, whether theological or anthropo-logical (as in the case of Huntington and his neoconservative humanist colleagues), but temporal, historical, finite, circumstantial, and interested: the inside-outside (exilic) condition of always being-in-the-midst of time and history (inter esse) that instigates care and the interrogative mood.