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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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And proving that a company's CEO doesn't necessarily know all the answers, Jacobs said Oracle 8i was only a working name, and wouldn't feature in actual roll-outs of the database.
If we have been doing a good job of nurturing their minds all these years, they might figure out for themselves that they don't know all the answers, and that it's better to stay in school because, down the road, it's worth it.
Man will never know all the answers, not even Eddie.
Jeffrey said he doesn't know all the answers to controlling TV viewing, but "if we keep talking about it, we can control this beast." Parents should talk to their children about how things are done on TV so they understand what's real and what's fantasy.
BABIES being pushed round in buggies lose out by not facing their mothers, say those infant pundits who know all the answers. Maybe that's right.