How to say answer ?

Answer

['ænsər]

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What is the definition of answer ?

  1. the speech act of replying to a question
  2. 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
  3. respond to a signal
  4. react to a stimulus or command
  5. match or correspond
  6. give the correct answer or solution to
  7. give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument)
  8. be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of
  9. be liable or accountable
  10. a nonverbal reaction
  11. understand the meaning of
  12. a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
  13. a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
  14. be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
  15. react verbally

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