Definisi 'answer'
English to English
noun
1 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
• he wrote replies to several of his critics
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2 a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
Example:
• they were trying to find a peaceful solution
• the answers were in the back of the book
• he computed the result to four decimal places
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3 the speech act of replying to a question
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4 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 complaint that the defendant hopes to controvert and it can contain affirmative defenses or counterclaims
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5 a nonverbal reaction
Example:
• his answer to any problem was to get drunk
• their answer was to sue me
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6 A reply to a change; a defense.
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verb
7 react verbally
Example:
• She didn't want to answer
• answer the question
• We answered that we would accept the invitation
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8 respond to a signal
Example:
• answer the door
• answer the telephone
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9 give the correct answer or solution to
Example:
• answer a question
• answer the riddle
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10 understand the meaning of
Example:
• The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered
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11 give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument)
Example:
• The defendant answered to all the charges of the prosecution
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12 be liable or accountable
Example:
• She must answer for her actions
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13 be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
Example:
• A few words would answer
• This car suits my purpose well
• Will $100 do?
• A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school
• Nothing else will serve
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14 match or correspond
Example:
• The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave
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15 be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of
Example:
• This may answer her needs
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16 react to a stimulus or command
Example:
• The steering of my new car answers to the slightest touch
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17 To speak in defense against; to reply to in defense; as, to answer a charge; to answer an accusation.
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18 To speak or write by way of return (originally, to a charge), or in reply; to make response.
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More Word(s)
enquiry, inquiry, interrogation, query, question, reply, respond, answerable, resolution, result, figure out, jurisprudence, law, reaction, response, pleading, statement, fill, be, non vult, plea, denouement,

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