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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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Billy attacks Alfie, Charlie tries to strangle him and Kat smashes up the kitchen and rows with Little Mo, who actually answers back. A devastated Kat tells Alfie it's over, while he begs her to forget the past and says they can start afresh - which is like every conversation these two have ever had, albeit sometimes with the roles reversed.
HELL'S Kitchen contestant Edwina Currie finally reaches boiling point tonight as she answers back to hot-tempered Scots chef Gordon Ramsay when he gives her yet another roasting on ITV's reality TV show.
It is very similar - typing your deepest thoughts into the ether and getting answers back.
In Tough Notes, Madhubuti answers back. It is a self-help book targeted toward young black men, an audience too often written off as nonreading.
They bided their time by shouting catechism questions and answers back and forth, singing hymns and, by turns, praying the Rosary out loud.