Answer Meaning

There are 15 meaning(s) for word Answer

Meaning 1 : react verbally

    Example : She didn't want to answer,answer the question,We answered that we would accept the invitation

    Synonyms : reply,  respond
Meaning 2 : be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity

    Example : A few words would answer

    Synonyms : do,  serve,  suffice
Meaning 3 : a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem

    Example : the answers were in the back of the book

    Synonyms : resolution,  result,  solution,  solvent
Meaning 4 : a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation

    Example : I waited several days for his answer

    Synonyms : reply,  response
Meaning 5 : understand the meaning of

    Example : The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered

    Synonyms : resolve
Meaning 6 : a nonverbal reaction

    Example : his answer to any problem was to get drunk,their answer was to sue me

Meaning 7 : be liable or accountable

    Example : She must answer for her actions

Meaning 8 : be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of

    Example : This may answer her needs

Meaning 9 : give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument)

    Example : The defendant answered to all the charges of the prosecution

Meaning 10 : give the correct answer or solution to

    Example : answer a question,answer the riddle

Meaning 11 : match or correspond

    Example : The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave

Meaning 12 : react to a stimulus or command

    Example : The steering of my new car answers to the slightest touch

Meaning 13 : respond to a signal

    Example : answer the door,answer the telephone

Meaning 14 : the principal pleading by the defendant in response to plaintiff's complaint; in criminal law it consists of the defendant's plea of `guilty' or `not guilty' (or nolo contendere); in civil law it must contain denials of all allegations in the plaintiff's

Meaning 15 : the speech act of replying to a question

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