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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.
Answerer: "You're saying you're against the NAIS bill?"
This sort of survey leads to far more dodgy results, whether they're blamed on the questioners or the answerers. You wouldn't lie about whether you bought macaroni or Quaker Oats, but you might well put in a bit of embroidery about your sex life, and you might shove in some yeses and noes on the euro questionnaire, just because you'd feel such a plonker ticking 'Don't know'...'Don't know' all the way through.
Most of them are not getting answered, yet answerers are reluctant to tell the askers "You need to pay more for that kind of question." Google researchers are not supposed to get into discussions about costs with question-askers.
A solo trumpet becomes Man asking the "Perennial Question" in an angular, jagged, upward thrusting phrase: to which what Ives calls the "Fighting Answerers" (flutes and other people) heroically attempt to give answers.
(1) My argument will be that by their selection and presentation in print of courtly verse, Tottel and his successors helped to erase in print the centrality of women in the production of such verse, whether as readers and performers, as instigators and answerers, or, on occasion, no doubt, as composers and adaptors of such verse.
accessories 1,519.0 77.0 * Closet & storage 892.3 5.7 * Telephone answerers 218.9 -9.8 * Calculators 182.2 -1.4 * Business equipment/home 203.3 -11.7 * Other hardware 2,676.8 21.5 * Other household appliances 978.9 13.8 * Smoke alarms 80.0 -6.0 PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS 11,779.5 6.8 * Hair care products 5,718.1 7.5 * Non-electric articles/hair 732.3 11.5 * Oral hygiene 2,864.6 4.5 * Shaving needs 1,465.6 3.2 * Electric personal care 998.9 22.1 Source: International Housewares Association.
In a hypothetical world, one could classify and filter incoming enquiries and deflect them to finely defined classes of answerers. This may be intellectually appealing, but it is unrealistic.
Connery notes, "The combination of a discursive space in which all citizens are permitted to speak and a radical decrease in the delay between composition and dissemination of writing produced an explosion of 'answers' and 'answerers' that we might now term 'flames' and 'flamers'" (p.
Two colleagues and I served as the first-line of answerers. The seven experts included staff members of the X Consortium as well as consultants with more than three years worth of experience in Motif or OpenLook (popular varieties of X).
There were among 105 Estonians and 25 Russians among the answerers. All had studied Finnish for at least one school year, the results of the test showed that the mother tongue does not help Estonians in forming the plural forms of the Finnish nominals.
Like all its digital answerers, the product is pager compatible, meaning it can dial a pre-set pager number, informing the user to call their machine and check messages.
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.